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Govt urged to reopen borders by Jan at the latest
Nov 11, 2021
The National Recovery Council wants the government to reopen our borders to foreign tourists by January next year at the latest.
Its chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin says it is to speed up the recovery of the tourism sector, which has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
He said this, after considering the country's high vaccination rate.
Currently, 95% of Malaysia's adult population has already completed both doses.
Authorities to ensure recipients show up for their COVID booster appointment
New COVID-19 infections in the country rose again, after the Health Ministry detected 6,323 cases today.
It’s the second day in a row that daily cases crossed 6,000.
Meanwhile, the Health Minister says authorities will step up their efforts to ensure those who are given booster shot appointments actually turn up for the jab.
Yesterday, he said around 40% of such recipients fail to show up for their appointments.
Police to treat all parties equally during Sarawak state polls
Political parties caught breaching COVID-19 SOPs during the Sarawak state election will face the full brunt of the law.
Police say there will not be any double standards as officers will treat all parties equally.
Because of this, candidates and voters have been reminded to continue to follow strict guidelines.
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