KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 -- Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has tested negative for COVID-19 but needs to undergo a 14-day home quarantine, after an officer who attended a post-Cabinet meeting chaired by the prime minister on Wednesday was diagnosed with COVID-19.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), in a statement today, said all administration members of the PMO had been ordered to undergo screening and home quarantine for 14 days beginning today.
“The prime minister took the COVID-19 test this morning and was confirmed to be negative. However, according to the Order for Control and Monitoring of COVID-19 Contacts (Section 15(1) Act 342), the prime minister needs to undergo a 14-day quarantine at home beginning this afternoon,” it added.
The statement said all meetings held at the PMO observed strict social distancing and health care regulations at all times.
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