Malaysians welcome Hari Raya Aidilfitri tomorrow, but for the second consecutive year, there’s no respite for the resolute frontliners at the Covid-19 Integrated Quarantine and Treatment Centre (PKRC) 2.0 in Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS).
The newly-developed Hotspot Identification by Dynamic Engagement (HIDE) initiative must be fully supported and expanded, but what is not clear to many is how the system formulates its list and what exact data are entered into its artificial intelligence (AI) system.
Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad urges the public to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs), adding the Covid-19 situation now is getting more pressing with the emergence of new variants.
The answer to the debate over vaccinations should be clear, says Dr John Teo.
If you think you’re reading something similar, you are right. The standard operating procedures (SOPs) continue to leave many confused as to what is going on.
Schools in Selangor to shut tomorrow as six districts will be placed under the movement control order. Ramadan bazaars in MCO areas will end, starting Saturday. Also in our news round-up today, KL to be placed under MCO starting Friday while Khairy Jamaluddin says slow Covid-19 vaccine supply may disrupt the nation’s immunisation programme.
Schools will revert to online learning later this month but before children are allowed back in schools, the Education Ministry needs to relook the standard operating procedures as there were nearly 24,000 cases among pre-teens this year.
A four-star hotel in the heart of Kuala Lumpur says critical practices during Covid-19 pandemic will set the tone for a more sustainable industry.
The Malaysian government will use RM5 billion from the National Trust Fund in its fight against Covid-19. Klang MP Charles Santiago says it is only right for the government to provide details of the expenditure.
Malaysia has been under a state of emergency since Jan 11. It was said the emergency would help us win the battle against Covid-19 but 104 days later, it is still same old, same old.
Questions are being raised after the government amended the National Trust Fund Act 1988 to enable Putrajaya to tap into reserves in fight against Covid-19.
Information relayed to the people must be data-driven, easy to understand and disseminated via the correct platform. In essence, the main message should just be: It’s safe. It works. It protects. It’s free.
There are signs the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections is coming. The numbers have started to increase as people have taken it easy thinking the war against the coronavirus has been won.