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