covid-19

  • Germany lists Spain, Netherlands as high-risk Covid countries

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    Germany lists Spain, Netherlands as high-risk Covid countries

  • WHO: Increased testing needed to fight Covid-19 Delta strain in Europe

    6 hours ago

    WHO: Increased testing needed to fight Covid-19 Delta strain in Europe

  • Tennis star Osaka lights Tokyo Olympics cauldron as Games open

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    Tennis star Osaka lights Tokyo Olympics cauldron as Games open

  • Splash of colour: UK beach huts brighten pandemic gloom

    7 hours ago

    Splash of colour: UK beach huts brighten pandemic gloom

  • Covid-19: More community than workplace clusters reported in Malaysia, says Dr Noor Hisham

    7 hours ago

    Covid-19: More community than workplace clusters reported in Malaysia, says Dr Noor Hisham

  • Athletes parade in empty stadium as Tokyo Games open in shadow of pandemic

    9 hours ago

    Athletes parade in empty stadium as Tokyo Games open in shadow of pandemic

  • Speaker: Majority of MPs have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine ahead of short Parliament reopening on Monday

    9 hours ago

    Speaker: Majority of MPs have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine ahead of short Parliament reopening on Monday

  • SDMC: Number of daily Covid-19 cases in Sarawak down to 461 today

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    SDMC: Number of daily Covid-19 cases in Sarawak down to 461 today

  • EMCO in several localities in Sabah, Sarawak and KL from Sunday, says DPM

    10 hours ago

    EMCO in several localities in Sabah, Sarawak and KL from Sunday, says DPM

  • Vaccinated people make up 75pc of recent Covid-19 cases in Singapore, but few fall ill

    10 hours ago

    Vaccinated people make up 75pc of recent Covid-19 cases in Singapore, but few fall ill

  • Fireworks get Tokyo’s no-frills opening ceremony underway

    10 hours ago

    Fireworks get Tokyo’s no-frills opening ceremony underway

  • Vaccinations slowing spread of Covid-19 cases in Spain, says minister

    11 hours ago

    Vaccinations slowing spread of Covid-19 cases in Spain, says minister

  • New Covid variant ‘probable’ this year, says top French expert

    11 hours ago

    New Covid variant ‘probable’ this year, says top French expert

  • SOP violation: In Penang, 25 Bangladeshi men fined RM5,000 each for gathering on Aidiladha

    12 hours ago

    SOP violation: In Penang, 25 Bangladeshi men fined RM5,000 each for gathering on Aidiladha

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  • Singapore reports 130 new Covid-19 cases, including 78 linked to Jurong Fishery Port cluster; six traced to KTV clubs

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    Singapore reports 130 new Covid-19 cases, including 78 linked to Jurong Fishery Port cluster; six traced to KTV clubs

    SINGAPORE, July 23 — Singapore today recorded 130 new locally transmitted cases of Covid-19, 78 of which have been traced to the growing cluster at the Jurong Fishery Port and...

  • Philippines orders children back indoors amid fears of Covid-19 surge

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    Philippines orders children back indoors amid fears of Covid-19 surge

    MANILA, July 23 — The Philippines sent millions of children back into lockdown today as hospitals prepared for a surge in coronavirus cases fuelled by the highly contagious...

  • Covid-19 rules breaches: Singapore revokes food licences of three nightspots, orders 18 F&B outlets to close

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    Covid-19 rules breaches: Singapore revokes food licences of three nightspots, orders 18 F&B outlets to close

    SINGAPORE, July 23 — Despite the emergence of a Covid-19 cluster among KTV lounges, three former nightlife establishments which converted to food-and-beverage (F&B)...

  • Subang Jaya district police’s food bank benefits 176 people since its July 16 launch

    14 hours ago

    Subang Jaya district police’s food bank benefits 176 people since its July 16 launch

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — The Subang Jaya Police Food Bank at USJ8 has assisted 176 people since its launch on July 16. Subang Jaya district police chief Assistant Commissioner...

  • CM says Sabah promised first shipment of single-dose CanSino vaccine to Malaysia

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    CM says Sabah promised first shipment of single-dose CanSino vaccine to Malaysia

    KOTA KINABALU, July 23 — Sabah will be given priority to receive the single dose CanSino Covid-19 vaccine when Malaysia gets its three million supply next month, said Chief...

  • Taiwan to ease Covid-19 restrictions as cases drop

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    Taiwan to ease Covid-19 restrictions as cases drop

    TAIPEI, July 23 — Taiwan will ease its Covid-19 restrictions next week though some will remain in place, the government said on Friday, with rapidly falling case numbers giving...

  • Pemulih: How will it help Malaysians personally? A quick look at cash aid, help with food and living costs and more

    16 hours ago

    Pemulih: How will it help Malaysians personally? A quick look at cash aid, help with food and living costs and more

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 ― The RM150 billion Pemulih economic package announced by the prime minister on June 28 is the fourth aid package this year, with multiple initiatives...

  • Permai, Pemerkasa, Pemerkasa+ and Pemulih: A look at the four stimulus packages and how they work in tandem to aid a hotel operator

    16 hours ago

    Permai, Pemerkasa, Pemerkasa+ and Pemulih: A look at the four stimulus packages and how they work in tandem to aid a hotel operator

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 ― As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect the lives of all Malaysians, the government has introduced several financial aid packages to help stem the...

  • Penang reaches daily Covid-19 vaccination rate of over 30,000 doses

    16 hours ago

    Penang reaches daily Covid-19 vaccination rate of over 30,000 doses

    GEORGE TOWN, July 23 — Penang has reached the Covid-19 vaccination rate of over 30,000 doses per day as of yesterday, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. The Penang...

  • Khairy: Public can take videos, photos of themselves getting vaccinated

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    Khairy: Public can take videos, photos of themselves getting vaccinated

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Members of the public are allowed to document themselves getting vaccinated via video or photographs, Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy...

  • Australian states squabble as NSW seeks vaccine priority amid Covid ‘emergency’

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    Australian states squabble as NSW seeks vaccine priority amid Covid ‘emergency’

    SYDNEY, July 23 — Australia’s largest state of New South Wales on Friday urged the federal government to divert vaccine doses to Sydney, the epicentre of a flaring Covid-19...

  • China reports more local Covid-19 cases in eastern province of Jiangsu

    18 hours ago

    China reports more local Covid-19 cases in eastern province of Jiangsu

    BEIJING, July 23 — China’s eastern province of Jiangsu found 12 new domestically-transmitted Covid-19 patients on Thursday, taking to 23 its total since July 20, in its first...

  • MB says Perak to enter Phase Three of NRP only when 40pc of residents fully vaccinated

    18 hours ago

    MB says Perak to enter Phase Three of NRP only when 40pc of residents fully vaccinated

    IPOH, July 23 — Perak will not move to Phase Three of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) until 40 per cent of its population are fully vaccinated, said Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani...

  • Philippines bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta spread

    18 hours ago

    Philippines bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta spread

    MANILA, July 23 — The Philippines will ban travellers coming from Malaysia and Thailand, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a bid to prevent the spread of...

  • India’s pandemic-hit lunchbox men battle food delivery start-ups

    20 hours ago

    India’s pandemic-hit lunchbox men battle food delivery start-ups

    MUMBAI, July 23 — After the pandemic shut offices and put Mumbai’s renowned lunchbox deliverymen out of work, the 130-year-old “dabbawala” network has tied up with a...

  • Troubled Tokyo Olympics set to open under Covid cloud

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    Troubled Tokyo Olympics set to open under Covid cloud

    TOKYO, July 23 — The most troubled Olympics in modern history finally get under way in Tokyo on Friday, struggling to emerge from the clutches of Covid-19 after a one-year...

  • Australia’s Victoria state reports slight easing in Covid-19 cases

    21 hours ago

    Australia’s Victoria state reports slight easing in Covid-19 cases

    SYDNEY, July 23 — Australia’s Victoria state reported a slight easing in new Covid-19 cases on Friday, while neighbouring New South Wales braces for another rise in infections...

  • Study: Spacing Pfizer Covid shots boosts antibody levels after initial drop

    21 hours ago

    Study: Spacing Pfizer Covid shots boosts antibody levels after initial drop

    LONDON, July 23 — A longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a British study found on Friday, but...

  • Australia’s drug regulator approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds

    21 hours ago

    Australia’s drug regulator approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds

    SYDNEY, July 23 — Australia’s drug regulator has approved Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for use with 12 to 15-year-olds, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said on Friday, as the...

  • India raids media companies critical of government

    22 hours ago

    India raids media companies critical of government

    NEW DELHI, July 23 — Indian tax authorities on Thursday raided a prominent newspaper and a TV channel that have been critical of the government’s handling of the coronavirus...

  • Biden administration to spend US$1.6b for Covid-19 testing in high-risk settings, says official

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    Biden administration to spend US$1.6b for Covid-19 testing in high-risk settings, says official

    WASHINGTON, July 22 — President Joe Biden’s administration will announce today it is directing US$1.6 billion (RM6.7 billion) for Covid-19 testing in high-risk settings, such...