Muhyiddin confirmed to be free of Covid-19

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  • Sunday, 18 Oct 2020

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin speaking during a live video broadcast press conference at his residence - Filepic

KUALA LUMPUR: The second Covid-19 screening test for Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin carried out last Wednesday has returned a negative result, confirming him as being free of the infection.

According to a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office posted on his Facebook page yesterday, the Prime Minister’s self-quarantine also ended yesterday.

“As previously announced, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin was advised by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to self-quarantine for 14 days.

“The MOH has performed Covid-19 detection screening test on the Prime Minister’s second sample on Oct 14 and results were confirmed negative on Oct 15. As such, the Prime Minister’s Office would like to announce that both Covid-19 detection tests for the Prime Minister throughout his self-quarantine period were negative and his self-quarantine ended on Oct 16, ” the statement said.

It said the Prime Minister, however, continued to chair the National Security Council (MKN) special meeting on Covid-19 via a video conference yesterday. — Bernama

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