Dr Noor Hisham: New D614G Covid-19 strain detected in Malaysia, 10 times more infectious


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Malaysian Institute for Medical Research has detected a D614G-type mutation as a result of isolation and culture tests on three cases from the Sivagangga patient-under-investigation (PUI) Cluster and one case from the Ulu Tiram Cluster.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) said this means the community has to be more careful as the Covid-19 virus with the D614G mutation has been detected in Malaysia.

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