Covid-19: Armed Forces personnel help health staff conduct screenings at airports

9 April 2020 Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) personnel are now not only assisting police at roadblocks but also helping health personnel to conduct health screenings at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2. Their presence at both airports is to ease the burden borne by Ministry of Health (MOH) staff to screen Malaysians arriving … Continue reading Covid-19: Armed Forces personnel help health staff conduct screenings at airports

Covid-19: 2,298 Malaysians still stranded in 47 countries

24 April 2020 A total of 2,298 Malaysians are still stranded in 47 countries due to, among others, flight cancellations and travel restrictions imposed by these countries following the Covid-19 outbreak. Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar said his ministry had so far brought home 4,811 Malaysians from several affected countries. “The biggest group of … Continue reading Covid-19: 2,298 Malaysians still stranded in 47 countries

Ismail Sabri: 40,000 people can be housed in 409 quarantine centres nationwide

4 April 2020 Some 40,000 people can be accommodated at all 409 gazetted COVID-19 quarantine centres across the country, in the event that all places need to operate at the same time, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Up to yesterday, only 90 of the centres were in operation since March … Continue reading Ismail Sabri: 40,000 people can be housed in 409 quarantine centres nationwide

Grounded airlines in Malaysia take to the skies to help Covid-19 frontliners

2 April 2020 All around the world, airlines are forced to deal with the devastating effects of the ongoing global outbreak of Covid-19 which have effectively brought the travel industry to a standstill. As more countries close off their borders and restrict travel to minimise the spread of the novel coronavirus, many carriers are either … Continue reading Grounded airlines in Malaysia take to the skies to help Covid-19 frontliners

Covid-19: 14-day mandatory quarantine for returning Malaysians, foreign visitors starts tomorrow

2 April 2020 Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob reiterated today that the compulsory 14-day quarantine order for all Malaysians and visitors returning from overseas starts tomorrow. He said beginning April 3, all returning Malaysians or foreign visitors who enter the country will be subjected to the quarantine procedure at all entry points. “They … Continue reading Covid-19: 14-day mandatory quarantine for returning Malaysians, foreign visitors starts tomorrow