King, Queen in 14-day self-quarantine
KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah are observing a 14-day selfquarantine after seven of Istana Negara staff tested positive for Covid-19.
Comptroller of the Royal Household of Istana Negara Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin, in a statement, said Their Majesties had also undergone the Covid-19 tests, but their results came out negative.
“Nevertheless, Their Majesties are now observing a 14-day self-quarantine, starting yesterday,” he said, adding that the seven staff are currently receiving treatment at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
Ahmad Fadil said Al-Sultan Abdullah was also advised not to hold the weekly pre-Cabinet meeting with Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin yesterday and the following weeks until the Covid-19 situation in the country improves.