Ragananthini Vethasalam

Ragananthini is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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59 minutes ago

Covid-19 patients to be discharged after 14-day treatment

Health D-G says chances of infection after fortnight ‘almost zero’, even if still positive.

Covid-19 patients to be discharged after 14-day treatment

1 hour ago

MOH to continue using anti-malaria as virus treatment despite WHO halt

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says this will be done under strict supervision and will be stopped if side effects show.

MOH to continue using anti-malaria as virus treatment despite WHO halt

1 hour ago

Officials trying to work out how segregated detainees caught Covid-19

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says detention centre staff may have transmitted virus.

Officials trying to work out how segregated detainees caught Covid-19

2 hours ago

Employers should educate migrant workers on hygiene, measures against Covid-19

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says cramped living conditions and poor hygiene allow the disease to spread easily.

Employers should educate migrant workers on hygiene, measures against Covid-19

3 hours ago

187 new Covid-19 cases, mostly from Immigration detention centres

No fatality has been reported in the past 24 hours, keeping the death toll at 115.

187 new Covid-19 cases, mostly from Immigration detention centres


9 hours ago

Funding help for small Covid-19 projects

GiveBack.my fund-raising platform aims to raise RM5,000 for ‘unsung heroes’ during pandemic.

Funding help for small Covid-19 projects

23 hours ago

Malaysia waiting for China’s report on Covid-19 vaccine, says Noor Hisham

Chinese research currently in second phase of testing with results due in six months.

Malaysia waiting for China’s report on Covid-19 vaccine, says Noor Hisham

1 day ago

Authorities detect fourth Covid-19 construction site cluster

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says workers living in cramped conditions ripe for spreading virus.

Authorities detect fourth Covid-19 construction site cluster

1 day ago

Health Ministry expects spike in Covid-19 cases in next two days

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah believes cluster contained within detention centres, despite rising numbers.

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Health Ministry expects spike in Covid-19 cases in next two days

1 day ago

172 new infections, 112 from Immigration detention centres

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says 159 of the new cases involve foreigners.

172 new infections, 112 from Immigration detention centres

2 days ago

New virus cluster at Sepang immigration detention centre

This follows outbreaks in holding facilities for illegal immigrants in Semenyih and Bukit Jalil.

New virus cluster at Sepang immigration detention centre

3 days ago

Residents, staff of 272 old folk’s homes tested for coronavirus

More than 80% of infections detected at the homes asymptomatic.

Residents, staff of 272 old folk’s homes tested for coronavirus

3 days ago

Ministry investigating Covid-19 infection source at immigration depots

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says they are looking into whether those working at the depots are bringing in the infection.

Ministry investigating Covid-19 infection source at immigration depots

3 days ago

Top govt officers at post-cabinet meeting negative for Covid-19

Health D-G says all 35 will still self-quarantine for 14 days, in line with the ministry’s SOP.

Top govt officers at post-cabinet meeting negative for Covid-19

3 days ago

48 new Covid-19 cases, almost half from Semenyih immigration depot

Total infections now at 7,185, says Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

48 new Covid-19 cases, almost half from Semenyih immigration depot