Johor Health Dept says pupil taken to hospital, not arrested

Following up on a person suspected of having an infectious disease is a procedure heeded by police, says the Johor Health Department director. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 14, 2020.

THE Johor Health Department has denied that a pupil suspected of having contracted Covid-19 was arrested at a school near Kulai yesterday.

The child was brought to hospital for further checks, said director Dr Aman Rabu in a statement last night.

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