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New cases drop to 15,764

Just over 6,000 cases in Selangor.

Watchdog presses Hungary govt to reveal details of half-a-billion dollar contract to Malaysian businessman

Transparency International says it is prepared for a lengthy court process as it steps up its scrutiny of the controversial purchase of ventilators last year.

Singapore PM’s wife hails Malaysia’s vaccination rate

She says it is about the same rate as the US which has a far larger population than Malaysia.

Over 21 million Covid jabs given, 21.3% fully vaccinated

Some 43% of the population have received at least a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

Anwar claims opposition has numbers, PN govt has fallen

He says he has been informed that ministers have applied to switch their support.

4 samples from Parliament cases most likely Delta variant, says health DG

Whole genomic sequencing will be conducted for further confirmation.

Post-Covid era to see more seniors in need of care?

An ageing population coupled with the incidence of high-risk diseases and their children's return to a normal life at the office may mean a greater demand for such services.

Kelantan sultan consents for palace to be used as jab centre

Istana Balai Besar in Kota Bharu is the only palace in the state to be used for this purpose.

Health ministry proposes 2-week suspension of special sitting

DG Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah also advises those who were in Parliament from July 26 to 29 to monitor themselves for symptoms of Covid-19.

Govt aiming for 50% of adult population to be fully vaccinated by Aug 31

Khairy Jamaluddin says 29% of adults have already received both jabs.

Minister condemns racist jibe against national sprinter who wore hijab at Olympics

Zuraida Kamaruddin says the athlete's attire had nothing to do with her performance.

New cases dip but still over 17,000

Selangor records 6,326 cases, Kuala Lumpur 2,086.

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