47 test positive for COVID-19 at KLIA

KUALA LUMPUR (BERNAMA) – Forty-seven individuals who returned from abroad from June 10 until July 3 tested positive of COVID-19, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

He said they tested positive during the screenings conducted by the Ministry of Health (MoH) involving 10,278 individuals at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

“Of the total, 10,231 individuals tested negative and underwent a mandatory quarantine process at their respective homes,” he said in a statement yesterday.

Those tested positive were sent to the hospital for treatment

Ismail Sabri also said 1,171 Malaysians returned to the country on Friday via KLIA and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) from Indonesia, Singapore, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, China, Pakistan, Brunei, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Australia and the Philippines.

Of the total, 1,164 individuals were ordered to undergo mandatory quarantine at their respective homes while seven individuals were sent to the hospital.