Putrajaya’s complacency worsened 3rd wave, claims Dzulkefly


Nabihah Hamid Chan Kok Leong

Since early January, new Covid-19 cases daily have been in excess of 3,000, hitting 5,728 on January 30 as the current record high. – EPA pic, February 11, 2021.

MALAYSIA’S complacency with the Covid-19 pandemic after flattening the curve last year has made it worse during the present third wave, said Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

“The third wave began when we let our guard down and were careless with the public health measures that were needed to be set in place,” said the former health minister of the Pakatan Harapan government that lasted less than two years.


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