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Muhyiddin under quarantine after officer contracts Covid-19

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Modified 22 May 2020, 11:26 am

CORONAVIRUS | Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has been placed under a 14-day quarantine at home beginning today, after attending a meeting with a Covid-19 patient on Wednesday.

His office said Muhyiddin was tested for Covid-19 this morning and the results came back negative but he is required to undergo quarantine under Section 15 of the Prevention of Infectious Diseases Act 1988.

The Prime Minister’s Office said Muhyiddin was chairing a post-cabinet meeting at the office in Putrajaya that day. One of the officers present have since tested positive for Covid-19.

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