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Daily Covid-19 cases hit triple digits again and 6 news from yesterday

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. A hundred and seventy-two new Covid-19 cases have been reported yesterday and hundreds of more tests are still pending as the Health Ministry grapples with outbreaks at immigration detention depots.

2. The Covid-19 Low-Risk Patient Quarantine and Treatment Centre at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) has been repurposed to house undocumented migrants with Covid-19, while existing patients have been moved to the Sungai Buloh Hospital.

3. Former primary industries minister Teresa Kok has questioned the Malaysian Rubber Board chairperson Ahmad Nazlan Idris after a new rubber technology centre was approved for the latter’s parliamentary constituency in Jerantut, prompting former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak to draw parallels with the Social Security Organisation’s initiatives in Ipoh under Ipoh Barat MP M Kulasegaran’s watch.

4. MCA central committee member Chew Kok Woh has criticised Klang MP Charles Santiago for endorsing an international joint memorandum condemning China’s actions in Hong Kong, but Santiago said it is within his right to do so.

5. Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has defended the proposed rule for children of healthcare frontliners to remain at home or be placed separately from other children at childcare centres and nurseries.

6. Police will take action against organisers and attendees at a wedding ceremony believed to have taken place on Sunday in violation of the movement control order, and are also on a lookout for those who violated the ban on interstate travel over the Hari Raya holidays.

7. Malaysians abroad seeking to return home do not need to go to Malaysian High Commissions to do so since the necessary paperwork can be found online.

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