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Khairy: Malaysia Fully Hit By Omicron Covid-19 Variant, Daily Cases Expected To Be At 15k Soon


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Health Minister Khairy Jamluddin today stressed that Malaysia is now fully hit by the Omicron Covid-19 variant wave and that daily cases is expected to hit over 15,000 per day soon. Today Malaysia recorded its highest Covid-19 daily infections in 127 days, recording 10,089 new cases.

Taking to his Twitter account, Khairy today asserted that daily cases will exceed 15,000 and urged senior citizens to take the booster Covid-19 vaccine shot if they haven’t done so already. In the tweet, the Health Minister stressed,

“Fully into Omicron wave. Cases will exceed 15,000 soon. There are still 1 million senior citizens that haven’t taken the booster dose. Please inform your beloved parents to take the booster vaccine shot immediately.”

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Khairy made the statement in in response to a Twitter post by Health Director-General (DG) Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah who shared the susceptible, exposed, infectious, and recovered (SEIR) model image of the daily Covid-19 infections and forecasts cases between Aug 31 and March 31 this year.

Furthermore, Khairy in another tweet also called on the public to take their booster shots if they haven’t done so and stressed that the main purpose of the vaccine was to reduce the severity of symptoms should you contract the virus.

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The Health Minister said,

“With a booster dose, you have better protection against serious symptoms that can lead to hospitalisation/ICU (intensive care unit) admission. Take the booster,”

What do you guys think of the recent Covid-19 situation in Malaysia? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.


Also read: Denmark Becomes First Country In Europe To Lift All Covid-19 Restrictions

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