Malaysia real-time news

Coronavirus live news: Liverpool mayor's brother dies; Iran deaths exceed 30,000 (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/10/2020 15:01:59

UK adviser suggests short ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown; Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home; Poland and Malaysia report record rise in casesPolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules i...

Coronavirus live news: UK government adviser supports 'circuit breaker' lockdown; Iran deaths exceed 30,000 (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/10/2020 14:16:33

Angela Merkel asks Germans to stay home; Poland and Malaysia report record rise in cases; Austrian foreign minister tests positivePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonGrea...

Coronavirus live news: Switzerland and Czech Republic break cases record for second day in row; Italy at 'acute phase' (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/10/2020 14:02:14

Czech Republic records 9,721 new infections, Switzerland sees 3,105; Italy has ‘two weeks’ to halt virus spread; France and Germany see record infection risesEurope’s daily Covid deaths ‘could reach f...

Malaysia PM quarantines as minister tests positive for virus (source — www.independent.co.uk) 05/10/2020 16:36:19

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says he will self-quarantine after a Cabinet minister he was in contact with tested positive for the coronavirus, as cases in the country hit a record high

Malaysian PM to self-quarantine after minister tests positive for COVID-19 (source — www.smh.com.au) 05/10/2020 15:18:33

The south-east Asian country has seen a steady climb in cases in the past week in the aftermath of an election in the state of Sabah in Borneo on September 26.

Covid-19 live news: Madrid lockdown looms; Italy 'considering extending state of emergency' (source — www.theguardian.com) 01/10/2020 13:13:35

Africa approaching 1.5m cases across its 54 countries; Italy could extend government powers to January; record cases high in UkraineRow as Spain announces Madrid lockdown measuresGrowth in Covid-19 ca...

This Muslim Beauty Blogger Styles Her Hijab With These Amazing Anime Looks (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 18/09/2020 08:00:13

It all started with some Disney princesses. It was 2015 and Birmingham based beauty blogger, Saima Chowdhury, was attempting to recreate Jasmine from Aladdin and Rapunzel from Tangled for a new video ...

Two people who travelled from NZ tested positive in Malaysia for Covid-19 (source — www.rnz.co.nz) 18/09/2020 03:59:02

Two people who travelled from New Zealand to Malaysia are reported to have returned positive tests for the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Two travellers from New Zealand reportedly test positive after flying home to Malaysia (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 18/09/2020 01:51:56

Two Malaysian nationals who had travelled home from New Zealand are listed among Malaysia’s latest Covid-19 cases, according to local reports.

Malaysian prisoners may face 'forced labour' on palm oil plantations (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/09/2020 13:22:17

Shortage of foreign workers behind plan by producers to employ inmates as a stopgap measurePrisoners are expected to be put to work on Malaysia’s giant palm oil plantations to make up for an acute lab...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death