KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): The Selangor state government has taken the stance to reject a complete lockdown, in which most economic activities are not permitted, in the state as there are other more effective ways to contain the spread of Covid-19, according to Selangor Covid-19 taskforce chairman Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 9): Malaysia reported today 2,764 newly-confirmed Covid-19 infected individuals and 13 pandemic-related deaths, which brought the country's total number of fatalities due to the outbreak to 909 so far.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 25): Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri M Saravanan (pictured) said he has ordered “the entire Labour Department” to investigate the working and housing conditions of workers at Top Glove Corp’s factories in light of a Covid-19 cluster outbreak, reported The Star.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 22): A total of 1,257 cases of Covid-19 has been noted among schoolchildren since the beginning of the third wave of the outbreak last month.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): The Covid-19 outbreak has without doubt impacted many businesses and the travel and hospitality industry is one that felt the full force.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 16): Hotel and resort operator Avillion Bhd’s external auditors have red-flagged the loss-making group's ability to continue as a going concern, as its current liabilities have exceeded its current assets.
Covid-19 outbreak in immigration depots may have been caused by infected detainees who initially tested negative
PUTRAJAYA (June 4): The Covid-19 outbreak in immigration detention depots may have been caused by infected detainees who initially tested negative, as the virus was still in its incubation period, health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said today.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Four K-pop stars have tested negative for Covid-19 infection after visiting Itaewon, The Korea Times reported on Tuesday.