Wednesday, June 23, 2021


Covid-19 may require different approach if virus turns endemic, PM’s health adviser says

Dr Jemilah Mahmood says preventive measures may continue and face masks made the norm in crowded places.

Seven arrested for attending birthday party

Five of them test positive for drugs.

Many factors to consider, PM says on moving to Phase Two of National Recovery Plan

He says the decision will be made at the National Security Council.

Birthday party sparks new Covid cluster in Sabah

Nineteen people linked to the cluster have tested positive for Covid-19 so far.

Eight including two teenagers fined RM4,000 each over party

Seven of them tested positive for drugs.

British PM ‘very confident’ England will end all Covid-19 restrictions in July

Over the weekend large numbers of young people went for their jabs at centres set up in three of London's large football stadiums.

32 in Johor fined for playing badminton during lockdown

The owner of the premises was fined RM2,000 while the players were compounded RM1,500 each.

Industry leaders tell how to improve Miti’s CIMS

They cite problems with the transparency of company applications and the long waiting time for approval.

Boss fined RM10,000 for letting too many workers on bus

The bus driver meanwhile was fined RM2,000.

Japan weighing 10,000-spectator cap ahead of Olympics

The Olympic decision is expected only after the virus emergency in Tokyo ends on June 20 and the government clarifies what measures will replace it.

Ku Li needs a police permit for his press conference, says health DG

No gatherings are allowed under the full lockdown, even with a limit on the number of attendees.

German health minister floats lifting of mask rules

Germany has seen a sharp drop in coronavirus infections in recent weeks, allowing it to lift many restrictions and reopen public life.

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