‘Covid-19 cases will come and go’

18/5/2022 2:01:00 AM

'Covid-19 cases will come and go'

'Covid-19 cases will come and go'

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia can expect new waves of Covid-19 cases to come and go now that the country is transitioning to endemicity, says Khairy Jamaluddin.But the Health Minister said that as long as the number of serious cases in Malaysia remains at a ­manageable level, the country could continue to move on and “live with the virus”.

HFMD: Parents, pre-school operators told to be more vigilant PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia can expect new waves of Covid-19 cases to come and go now that the country is transitioning to endemicity, says Khairy Jamaluddin.According to the CovidNow website, a total of 1,644,027 children in the same age group, or 46.× Salin URL Setakat semalam seramai 1,058,626 atau 29.A KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): A total of 1,058,626 children aged between five and 11 years, or 29.

But the Health Minister said that as long as the number of serious cases in Malaysia remains at a manageable level, the country could continue to move on and “live with the virus”.“When we made the decision to live with the virus, we had to accept the fact that waves of Covid-19 infection will appear from time to time.For adolescents aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,904,772 of them, or 93.It will fluctuate.SEBANYAK 1,058,626 atau 29.“But for the Health Ministry, we are more concerned about the number of serious cases than the number of infections.5 per cent of the population, have received at least one dose of the vaccine.“If there is a rise in Covid-19 cases but severity is low, it means we can live with the virus.4% of their population in the country have completed the vaccination, while 3,002,404 of them or 96.

At the moment, this is the situation.3 per cent of their population, have received the booster dose, while 22,971,113 individuals, or 97.3 peratus daripada kumpulan itu telah menerima sekurang-kurangnya satu dos vaksin.“But if a new variant that is more infectious and dangerous emerges, we might need to take a different measure,” Khairy told reporters at the Health Ministry’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration here yesterday.In the two weeks since the country relaxed various restrictions to curb Covid-19, Malaysia has begun recording a slight increase in infections and hospital admissions.8 per cent have received at least one dose of the vaccine.But Khairy pointed out that the national infectivity rate dropped to an RT level of 1.04 on Monday, while the number of Covid-19 deaths remained in the single digits.According to the Health Ministry’s GitHub portal, three deaths due to Covid-19 were recorded on Sunday with Johor registering two cases and Selangor one case.8% have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

“While there has been a rise in hospital admissions, about 55% of them are in Categories 1 and 2.“These admissions are pre-emptive measures and involve mostly elderly folks or those with comorbidities.With more events, gatherings and movement of people, the number of cases is expected to rise.But the number of serious cases, including intensive care unit admissions, has not gone up exponentially,” said Khairy.However, he said the recent spike in hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases is a cause for concern, with the country recording higher figures than during the pre-pandemic years.

He called on parents and preschool operators to be more vigilant of children under their care and to increase personal hygiene levels.“HFMD is usually spread through saliva, and we know how kids always put their hands in their mouths and handle toys, which they will also share with other children.They would also touch surfaces.“So, it is important for parents to increase their children’s level of personal hygiene and urge operators to ensure cleanliness at preschools.“Operators should regularly conduct cleaning of their premises, preferably after every daily session,” said Khairy, adding that the state Health Departments has been tasked to spread awareness of HFMD among the community.

He also said parents should get their children checked quickly if they display HFMD symptoms.“Early symptoms of HFMD, such as fever, may appear similar to Covid-19.But if it is HFMD, children will develop rashes later.“If your child has any of these symptoms, see a doctor immediately.It does not matter if it is Covid-19 or HFMD,” said Khairy.

Among those who attended the Hari Raya do held at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre were Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Senior Minister (Defence) Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein and Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar.Article type: metered.

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But corruption , criminal ministers & biased self serving news media will stay forever DGHisham SOP kelaut Khairykj DGHisham we have all accepted this since months & covid is finally behind us. So why why why are masks still mandated and not personal choice/responsibility?! What are the factors/goals that will see masks mandates removed because it won’t get any better than today…

Khairykj Exactly. So let's lift mask mandates and give people ownership over how to protect themselves Besides, brainwashed Malaysians will keep wearing triple masks even when alone in their car for the next ten years Khairykj Let it rip and make you sick first. What kind of policy is this? There is no more prevention policies. Lol

Covid-19: Almost 30pc of children in Malaysia fully vaccinatedKUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,058,626 children aged five to 11 years, or 29.8 per cent of their population in Malaysia have completed their vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as of Sunday (May 15).

Hampir 30% kanak-kanak di Malaysia lengkap vaksinasi Covid-19 | The Malaysian InsightSeramai 1,644,027 kanak-kanak atau 46.3 peratus daripada kumpulan itu telah menerima sekurang-kurangnya satu dos vaksin.

Almost 30% of children in Malaysia fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as of May 15KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): A total of 1,058,626 children aged between five and 11 years, or 29.8% of their population in Malaysia have completed their vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as of Sunday (May 15).According to the COVIDNOW website, a total of 1,644,027 children in the same age group or 46.3% have received at least one dose of the vaccine.For adolescents aged between 12 and 17, a total of 2,904,772 of them or 93.4% of their

30% kanak-kanak di Malaysia lengkap vaksinasi Covid-19 | The Malaysian InsightSeramai 1,646,257 kanak-kanak atau 46.4% daripada kumpulan itu menerima sekurang-kurangnya satu dos vaksin.

Covid-19: 30% of children in Malaysia fully vaccinatedKUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,063,569 children aged five to 11 or 30 per cent of the child population in Malaysia have completed their vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as of Monday (May 16).

Covid-19: 30% of children in Malaysia fully vaccinated as of May 16KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): A total of 1,063,569 children aged five to 11 or 30% of the child population in Malaysia had completed their vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as of Monday (May 16).According to the COVIDNOW website, a total of 1,646,257 children or 46.4% of the group had received at least one dose of the vaccine.Follow our Covid-19 vaccination tracker to see where we are in the race to herd immunity. For adolescents aged 12 to