Politicians test negative for Covid-19, says Health DG

Published on 2 Mar 2020 10:25:07 PM

Two high-profile individuals suspected of having Covid-19 have tested negative for the illness.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah on Monday evening said both individuals had undergone nasopharyngeal swabs and the virus was not detected in any of the tests.

It was recently reported that former entrepreneur development minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof and his deputy Datuk Dr Hatta Ramli had been in close contact with a Covid-19 patient.

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