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Vaccinated travellers with Covid-19 prompt rethink of border reopening

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Modified 10 Apr 2021, 3:05 am

Several travellers from China had recently arrived in Sarawak and underwent mandatory quarantine as well as RT-PCR testing. Despite already being given two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine in their home country, they tested positive for the disease.

National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said such cases have prompted a rethink of how Malaysia would reopen its borders in the future.

The minister said that despite being fully vaccinated, tests found...

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