Repeat Covid is riskier than first infection, study finds
The cumulative risks and burdens of repeat infection increased with the number of infections, even after accounting for differences in Covid-19 variants such as Delta, Omicron and BA.5, researchers say.
Current Covid-19 cases were infected before, during Hari Raya, says health minister
Dr Adham Baba says 40 religious clusters have been recorded.
Dr M makes passionate plea for public to stay home during Raya
The former PM says people must take the situation seriously to avoid ending up in the same situation as India.
Japan registers first possible case of mother-to-newborn Covid-19 transmission
The child reportedly had no health problems.
Virus spike expected as Malaysians scatter to see off 2020
Hotels report full bookings while holiday destinations are packed with crowds.
Canada Covid surge sees 100,000 new cases in two weeks
There has now been a total of 400,031 cases and 12,470 deaths in the country of 38 million people.
‘Sweet 16’ party becomes ‘superspreader’ event in New York
The party left 37 people infected with Covid-19 and forced more than 270 into quarantine.
Foreigners not to blame for bulk of Covid-19 infections, govt data shows
Only 3,589 of some 13,000 confirmed cases involve foreigners who have tested positive for the virus.
Selangor’s infectivity rate overtakes Sabah’s
This follows a surge in daily new infections in the state.
In Australia, optimism mounts as infection numbers fall
Melbourne says it will lift the curfew on Oct 26 if there are fewer than five new cases per day.
Indonesia sees single-day high with over 4,000 new virus cases
112 more deaths have been recorded over the past 24 hours, bringing Indonesia's toll to 9,448.
India hits 5 million infections
India's infections have spread to every state, even including tribes on the remote Andaman islands.