Wuhan coronavirus: No plans to stop Chinese tourists for now, says Dr M


Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaking to the media at the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH) Chinese New Year celebration on Saturday (Jan 25). Looking on is Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has no plans to block travellers from China for now, says the Prime Minister, although three individuals from Wuhan have tested positive for the deadly novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said however that the screening of travellers especially those from China would be intensified.

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