Covid-19 claims 38 lives in Sabah in 10 days and other news you may have missed

Kini Roundup

Modified 17 Oct 2020, 10:56 pm

KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

Covid-19 has killed in Sabah for 10 straight days, claiming 38 lives, as ICU wards in the Borneon state hit 72 percent capacity.

Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah mooted mass screening for Covid-19 in prisons to prevent more prison clusters from emerging.

As infection rates continue to climb to record highs, the government will allow gyms in conditional movement control order areas to reopen.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has been confirmed as negative for Covid-19 after exposure to de facto religious affairs minister Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri who had the virus.

A letter purportedly signed by Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in support of Anwar Ibrahim is fake according to his office, while other party leaders stated their firm opposition to the PKR president.

Malaysiakini speaks to DAP's Zairil Khir Johari and Syerleena Abdul Rashid about their rock band - Priwayat.

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