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


Ragananthini Vethasalam

The Immigration Detention Centre at Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur, one of three centres that has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases after department raids on undocumented migrants in the city. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, May 25, 2020.

THE Ministry of Health expects a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in the next two days as it awaits test results of detainees at three Immigration Detention Centres.

“Testing has been done and we are still awaiting the results in the next 24 hours,” director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said at his daily media briefing in Putrajaya today.


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Comments


  • This is what happens when immigration officers blindly follow outdated SOPs as if there was no pandemic! Those who give the orders for the arrest and detention of the illegal immigrants should be disciplined.

    Posted 1 month ago by Simple Sulaiman

  • Never learn from a neighbour, only talk like a neighbour.

    Posted 1 month ago by Song Ung Wong

  • Easier said than done!

    Posted 1 month ago by H. Mokhtar