Ragananthini Vethasalam

Ragananthini is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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1 week ago

Unused AstraZeneca jabs given to those on waiting list, walk-ins, says Adham

Health minister says this is only permitted if there are would-be recipients who are unable to take the jab for valid reasons.

Unused AstraZeneca jabs given to those on waiting list, walk-ins, says Adham

1 week ago

Malls among virus hotspots in govt’s new hotspot identification system

Bangsar Shopping Centre, Bangsar Village 2, Pavillion and MidValley in Kuala Lumpur were among the group of malls on the list.

Malls among virus hotspots in govt’s new hotspot identification system

1 week ago

Hospitals told to brace for surge in critical Covid-19 cases

Surgeries are to be suspended to free up beds while nurses will receive rapid training in Covid care, says Noor Hisham.

Hospitals told to brace for surge in critical Covid-19 cases

1 week ago

Late rollout of jabs means delayed herd immunity, say health experts

Malaysia will miss aim of inoculating 60% of population by year end if situation persists.

Late rollout of jabs means delayed herd immunity, say health experts

1 week ago

14 new Covid-19 clusters reported in the past 24 hours

Workplace clusters account for majority of new groupings nationwide.

14 new Covid-19 clusters reported in the past 24 hours


1 week ago

Selangor leads daily Covid-19 tally with 1,137 cases

National new infections at 3,551 today.

Selangor leads daily Covid-19 tally with 1,137 cases

1 week ago

Putrajaya grappling with tight fiscal position, says economist

Reaching into KWAN funds, raising statutory debt limit shows govt needs whatever resources available.

Putrajaya grappling with tight fiscal position, says economist

1 week ago

Malaysia’s GDP could grow by 4% in 2021, says think-tank

Covid-19 spike, slow vaccine rollout, gradual reopening of borders support this projection.

Malaysia’s GDP could grow by 4% in 2021, says think-tank

1 week ago

Health Ministry confirms record 20 Covid-19 clusters detected today

Noor Hisham says workplace clusters form bulk of new groupings.

Health Ministry confirms record 20 Covid-19 clusters detected today

1 week ago

Active Covid-19 cases on the rise

185 people require respiratory support as critical cases mount.

Active Covid-19 cases on the rise

1 week ago

Schools in Selangor to be closed a week from tomorrow

They will remain shut until the end of the Hari Raya break, a education dept circular states.

Schools in Selangor to be closed a week from tomorrow

1 week ago

AstraZeneca jab sign-up a chance to beat queue

Experts believe rousing response sign of public’s acceptance of vaccines.

AstraZeneca jab sign-up a chance to beat queue

1 week ago

Community, workplace transmissions form bulk of 17 new Covid-19 clusters

The rest are linked to educational institutions and a religious activity.

Community, workplace transmissions form bulk of 17 new Covid-19 clusters

1 week ago

More than 300 cases in ICU for 7th day running, another 23 deaths reported

Out of the 338 critical patients, 181 are on respiratory support.

More than 300 cases in ICU for 7th day running, another 23 deaths reported

1 week ago

Selangor tops Covid-19 tally as overall figure exceeds 3,000 again

Country’s caseload now at 420,632.

Selangor tops Covid-19 tally as overall figure exceeds 3,000 again