Health minister and deputy court controversy and 5 news from yesterday.

Kini Roundup


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

Health Minister Dr Adham Baba (above) said the previous Pakatan Harapan government had failed to prevent the Sri Petaling tabligh cluster from happening. Former health minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad shot back by telling Adham to focus on the Covid-19 pandemic.

Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali was widely criticised by netizens and even Umno vice-president Khaled Nordin, for allegedly violating the MCO at a lunch session. Police are investigating the matter.

New Covid-19 infections remained in the double digits while total recoveries have exceeded 3,000. Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, however, says the war is far from over.

Singapore reported a spike of 942 cases, with over 800 being migrant workers. Malaysia will be mass screening migrant workers as well.

Police say two senior citizens who were fined RM1,000 while waiting for free food were repeat offenders who had ignored several warnings for flouting the movement control order.

Residents at Bandar Sri Sendayan are battling fake news after the emergence of a Covid-19 cluster there.

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