Sunday, October 24, 2021


Setback for Singapore’s reopening plan as daily cases jump to record high

The government says it is reverting to Phase Two with a month-long ban on dining in and social gatherings.

Singapore police probe karaoke bars after virus outbreak

Twenty women from South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, have been arrested for 'suspected involvement in vice-related activities' at the bars.

Singapore reports 60 new Covid cases in 10-month high

This comes just days after the city-state moved to ease some restrictions.

Top industrial alliance breaks silence, says data shows factories not to blame for Covid-19

The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers says analysis of data from the health ministry shows that the bulk of cases are sporadic infections.

463 Covid cases related to interstate travel detected in Terengganu

State health director Dr Nor Azimi Yunus says interstate travel is not a problem but commuters must be more responsible.

Less than 10% of Selangor cases linked to workplace, health ministry figures show

This appears to contradict claims by the Selangor MB that the majority of cases are workplace-related.

Nearly 400,000 sporadic Covid cases since Jan 1, says Noor Hisham

He says most of the sporadic cases are asymptomatic.

Sarawak detects 2 new clusters linked to Gawai celebrations

Nine people in the first cluster tested positive for Covid-19 and 45 in the second.

60 festival clusters reported within 4 weeks

Fifty-eight involve Hari Raya gatherings while the other two involve Hari Gawai celebrations.

Two more Raya clusters detected in Sabah

One cluster involves two districts while the other involves three.

Labuan seeing exponential increase in active Covid cases

It had fewer than 30 active cases early last month but now has 1,885.

Two new clusters in Pahang due to Raya visits

A total of 10,139 Covid-19 cases have been reported so far in the state, of which 1,784 are still active.

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