PM Muhyiddin under 14-day quarantine

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Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Minister at Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Senator Datuk Dr. Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri (third right) after the launch of Nusantara Syariah Judicial and Legal Conference 2020 at the Movenpick Hotel and Convention Centre in Sepang, Selangor. PIX: SYAFIQ AMBAK / MalaysiaGazette / 29 SEPTEMBER 2020
Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Minister at Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Senator Datuk Dr. Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri (third right) after the launch of Nusantara Syariah Judicial and Legal Conference 2020 at the Movenpick Hotel and Convention Centre in Sepang, Selangor.PIX: SYAFIQ AMBAK / MalaysiaGazette / 29 SEPTEMBER 2020

KUALA LUMPUR – Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is undergoing 14-day home quarantine since 3 October after chairing the National Security Council (MKN) Meeting.

The meeting was also attended by the Minister in Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs), Senator Datuk Seri Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri who was tested positive of Covid-19 and is currently under treatment at a hospital in Seremban.

The Prime Minister said in a statement today that the Ministry of Health (MOH) had conducted a Covid-19 screening on all members and committee of the meeting.

Based on the risk assessment done by the MOH, they have identified close contacts during the meeting and issued the 14-day Home Surveillance Order (HSO) beginning 3 October 2020 and they surveillance tags have been placed on them.

The attendees of the meeting who were not close contacts were advised to performe self-quarantine for 14 days beginning 3 October 2020 until 16 October 2020.

They are also required to perform self-health monitoring at their home every day using the home assessment tool (HAT) in the MySejahtera mobile application.

“Therefore, I will be under self-quarantine at my residence for 14 days following the advice given by MOH.

“This, however, will not interrupt the government’s duty. I will continue to work from home and use video conference for the meetings I need to chair,” said Muhyiddin.

According to the Prime Minister, as a precautionary measure, he has been going for Covid-19 screening fortnightly since April 2020 and all the tests were negative.

“I have done three Covid-19 screening for the past three weeks on 22, 26 and 29 September and was tested negative,” he added. –MalaysiaGazette

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