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188 new cases of variants of concern (VOC) have been detected by the Ministry of Health (MOH) from 9 February until today (11 Feb)
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
Malaysia detected an additional 134 Covid-19 cases involving the Variants of Concern (VOC) between 7 until 19 October. 132 of the cases were the Delta variant (B.1.617.2), meanwhile, two cases involved the Beta variant (B.1.351)
Individuals who are infected by the Delta Covid-19 variant of concern (VOC) are believed to have 1,000 higher virus load than those infected by the original strain of the virus.