DG explains why Santhara could home quarantine after pilot questions 'double standard'

Annabelle Lee

Modified 26 Mar 2021, 12:19 pm

Federal Territories deputy minister Edmund Santhara was allowed to undergo home quarantine after returning from New Zealand because the Health Ministry had deemed it appropriate.

Under the present standard operating procedures (SOPs), those arriving from abroad must self-isolate at designated quarantine centres like hotels instead of their own homes.

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