Wuhan virus: Eight in isolation in JB after coming into contact with victim in S’pore

Published on 24 Jan 2020 3:39:37 PM

Eight Chinese nationals have been isolated and are being monitored by health officers at a hotel in Johor Baru for symptoms related to the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said the eight people, who had entered Malaysia from Singapore, had had contact with a 66-year-old Wuhan resident who was confirmed to have the virus on the island republic.