KUCHING (July 23): The Sarawak State Election Office (PPN) is temporarily closed from Monday until Aug 2 after one of its staff was tested positive for Covid-19, according to Election Commission (EC) secretary Ikmarudin Ishak.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Malaysia's daily Covid-19 infections, which returned to a single digit yesterday, are on the rise again with 15 new cases reported as of noon today, said the Ministry of Health (MoH).
KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 infections are down to a single digit again with nine new cases reported as of noon today, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced 18 new Covid-19 cases as of noon today — the highest daily figure since June 21 when 16 new cases were reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported four new Covid-19 cases today — all imported, involving three Malaysians and one foreigner — raising the country's confirmed infections to 8,729.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Malaysia’s new Covid-19 cases rose to 13 today, of which eight were imported cases while five were local transmissions.
KUALA LUMPUR, (July 8): The worst is almost over for Malaysia amid the country success in flattening the Covid-19 infection curve, said Public Investment Bank.
TOKYO (July 2): The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported 67 new coronavirus infections, the highest number of daily cases since a state of emergency for the capital was lifted more than a month ago, according to an official.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): Malaysia will not issue "immunity passports" to those recovered from Covid-19, as there is still the possibility of a second infection, Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pictured) said today.