Omicron puts endemic phase on hold

Latest news: Hishammuddin speaking at the press conference in Parliament in Kuala Lumpur. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is putting on hold its transition to the endemic phase of Covid-19 due to uncertainties brought about by the recent emergence of the Omicron variant, says Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

He said this was decided by the Cabinet after the Covid-19 Quartet Ministers meeting yesterday.

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