COVID-19 : PM, 34 officers to resume duties in office tomorrow

PUTRAJAYA, June 3 — All the 35 government officers, including Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who were ordered to undergo mandatory self-quarantine after they were found to be in close contact with an officer who tested positive for COVID-19, have been allowed to go to their respective offices to resume work tomorrow, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said all of them have completed their mandatory 14-day quarantine, which started on May 21.

“Swabs were taken on all the post-cabinet members and all are negative. So tomorrow they can resume work in office,” he said at daily media briefing here today.

On the officer who tested positive for COVID-19, Dr Noor Hisham said even the officer’s condition was reported to be improving and swab result showed negative.


Source: Prime Minister’s Office of Malaysia