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Malaysia’s PM iso­lat­ing as min­is­ter tests pos­i­tive

- Politics · Coronavirus (COVID-19) · Infectious Diseases · Health Conditions · Malaysia · Muhyiddin Yassin · Sabah · Borneo

Muhyid­din Yassin, Malaysia’s prime min­is­ter, will self-quar­an­tine for 14 days af­ter a min­is­ter who at­tended a high-level gov­ern­ment meet­ing to dis­cuss Covid-19 de­vel­op­ments on Satur­day tested pos­i­tive for the virus.

Mr Muhyid­din said that Zulk­i­fli Mo­hamad Al-bakri, the re­li­gious af­fairs min­is­ter, had tested pos­i­tive, and that those iden­ti­fied as close con­tacts at Satur­day’s meet­ing had been is­sued a 14-day home sur­veil­lance or­der.

There has been a steady rise in cases in the coun­try since an elec­tion in the state of Sabah, Bor­neo, on Sept 26.

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