Health Ministry detects 15 more 'variants of concern' cases

Koh Jun Lin

Modified 11 May 2021, 2:10 pm

The Health Ministry has detected 15 more cases of Covid-19 variants of concern in Kelantan, Selangor, Kedah, and Negeri Sembilan, bringing the national total to 72 of such cases.

The ministry’s director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said 14 of these are the B.1.315 variant that was first detected in South Africa, and one case involved the B.1.612.2 variant that was first detected in India.

“So, of the four variants of concern, three have been...

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