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Booster dose deadline extension until 31 March nothing to do with...

The deadline extension until 31 March for the public to get their Covid-19 booster dose has nothing to do with the Johor state election

119 Omicron, 69 Delta variants detected within 3 days – Noor...

188 new cases of variants of concern (VOC) have been detected by the Ministry of Health (MOH) from 9 February until today (11 Feb)

Covid-19 cases can exceed 15k daily if MOH does not take...

The Covid-19 cases in the country could leap to more than 15,000 cases per day in January and February. Therefore, the MOH has to temporary suspend the umrah pilgrimage travel as a precautionary measure to avoid the increment of cases, especially the Omicron variant.

Postponing umrah to protect the people – PM

Ministry of Health (MOH) made the decision to temporary postpone the umrah pilgrimage effective of this Saturday (8 January) for the safety of the people.

Postponing umrah not discrimination against Muslims – Idris

It was not easy for the government to decide on postponing umrah, however, the decision was necessary for the benefit of everyone following the Omicron variant threat.

Infuriated umrah pilgrims: 5 hours to wear tracking devices at KLIA

A video footage of newly returned furious umrah pilgrims at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) went viral last night.

2 Omicron cases involving Umrah pilgrims from Penang

Penang has recorded two Omicron infections involving two individuals who returned from Saudi Arabia after performing their umrah.

Another Omicron case detected in Malaysia

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed the discovery of another Omicron Covid-19 variant case in the country.

Omicron variant: Temporary halt for transition to endemic phase — Hishammuddin

Efforts to transition to the endemic phase has been paused for a while as the government looks to find out more about the new Covid-19 variant — Omicron — which is said to be more contagious than the Delta variant

No Omicron variant in Malaysia – MOH

The Ministry of Health (MOH) denies allegation that the Omicron Covid-19 variant has been detected in Malaysia