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Sabah-returnee leaves KLIA without quarantine order, sparks new cluster

Hariz Mohd

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Modified 20 Nov 2020, 12:28 pm

COVID-19 | A loophole in procedures at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has led to a person who returned from Sabah to walk out without being issued a home quarantine order, said the Health Ministry.

Authorities only noticed the problem when the 65-year-old man went to the hospital after developing symptoms for Covid-19 days later. He was confirmed positive for the virus on Nov 13.

It was too late by then. Authorities discovered he already sparked a new infection cluster, named the Bah Bercham Cluster...

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