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Sabah's public healthcare critically strained and other news you may have missed

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Modified 10 Oct 2020, 11:03 pm

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

1. Sabah's public hospitals are critically strained due to the surge in Covid-19 cases. A total of 85 healthcare workers have been infected while one hospital in Kota Kinabalu has had to quarantine 40 nurses.

2. Sabah has yet to appoint a state health minister while the state palace is in panic mode after chief minister Hajiji Noor was found infected with Covid-19.

3. All 26 MPs from Sabah who wish to attend the upcoming Dewan Rakyat sitting starting Nov 2 will have to quarantine themselves for 14 days first.

4. Covid-19 infections have forced the temporary closure of the 1Utama shopping mall in Damansara, Selangor and a lockdown is in place for a workers' dormitory in Tropicana Golf and Country Resort, Petaling Jaya.

5. The government has capped the number of wedding guests in conditional movement control areas at 250, amid heavy criticism

6. The All Women’s Action Society (Awam) has launched an online campaign urging the government to table the Sexual Harassment Bill in Parliament in November.

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