‘High jab rate will keep cases mild’

PETALING JAYA: While the current Omicron wave may see Malaysia’s Covid-19 figures surge up to 22,000 cases a day, the Health Ministry feels that these will mostly comprise mild infections.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this was due to Malaysia’s wide vaccination coverage, which would ensure that severity of Covid-19 infections remained low.

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Omicron , Covid-19 , cases , Noor Hisham Abdullah , SOP


Next In Nation

Opening up of legal sector could make Malaysia a hub for legal services, says outgoing British envoy
Ops Manis to ensure sufficient sugar supplies extended nationwide, says Domestic Trade Minister
Why politicise ‘Robin Hood’ subsidy reduction? 90% of rakyat won’t be affected, says Anwar
Johor police nab two over viral video of cop impersonators in car chase
Pump damage causes water disruption affecting over 60,000 Labuan residents
UPSR, PT3 will not make a comeback, ministry focusing on holistic approach, says Deputy Minister
Bank employee duped out of RM53,700 in online job scam
Only 300 PPR units available for 3,000 applications annually, PM tells Parliament
Zuraida fails in bid to challenge ROS decision on PBM presidency
Kedah MB under probe for sedition, awaiting further action from AG, Anwar tells Parliament

Others Also Read