Taking charge as Covid-19 cases rise


Jahabar Sadiq

The health authorities have set a 50-person limit for events and gatherings but that does not extend to restaurants, cinemas and other places of entertainment. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 15, 2020.


LIKE the GE14 vote, Malaysians have no choice but to decide for themselves the next steps as the Covid-19 outbreak spreads with 190 new cases today, bringing the total to 428.

The spike has been in double digit percentages since March 8, and today’s jump is the highest ever – pushing Malaysia to the top by number of positive infections in Southeast Asia.


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Comments


  • Great advice! Hopefully our governments / ministers will take heed!

    Posted 6 months ago by Lynette Yeow

  • I think the tabligh gathering had 16,000 attendees, not 5,000. This is according to the Director General of Health in a statement he made recently.

    Posted 6 months ago by Panchen Low

  • Good to see you taking a break from politics and focus on health as it's the bigger concern now beyond politics, unlike some other news portal, I'll keep subscribing.

    Posted 6 months ago by A Subscriber