BEIJING (Sept 18): China is conducting clinical trials of 11 vaccines against the coronavirus disease, four of which are in phase 3, reported Sputnik news agency, quoting the country's Science and Technology Minister Wang Zhigang on Friday.
NEW DELHI (Aug 27): India's Covid-19 tally crossed 3.
NEW DELHI (Aug 8): Total Covid-19 tally in India rose to 2,088,611 even as the number of deaths swelled to 42,518, said the latest data issued by the federal health ministry on Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): The Ministry of Health (MoH) has confirmed a viral social media post that a foreign barber has tested positive for Covid-19.
Covid-19: Safeguards needed for travel between Singapore and Malaysia to resume, says republic's minister
KUALA LUMPUR (June 9): Measures, safeguards and precautions have to be in place before travel can start between Singapore and Malaysia, Channel News Asia (CNA) reported a Singapore minister saying yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): The number of positive Covid-19 cases in the country is not expected to see another spike after Thursday's record high of 277 new infections, according to Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a Malaysiakini report today.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 26): The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) said today it fully supports Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) president Dr N Ganabaskaran's call on employers to improve the poor living conditions of foreign workers in the country and recognise the fact that merely testing their employees would be insufficient to prevent an outbreak of Covid-19.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on the government to come out with clear guidelines and directives on the screening of workers for Covid-19, saying a lot of confusion remains on the ground.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The number of active Covid-19 cases in Pudu, where the government has imposed a semi-enhanced movement control order (SEMCO) starting midnight yesterday, climbed to 40 yesterday, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).