Covid-19: King quarantined after 7 Istana Negara staffers test positive

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah are now undergoing quarantine. MalaysiaKini reports:


This is after seven Istana Negara staffers tested positive for Covid-19.

Bernama cited Comptroller of the Royal Household Ahmad Fadli Shamsuddin as saying the seven are in stable condition.

The King and Queen have tested negative for the virus, and have been undergoing the 14-day quarantine since yesterday.

Thorough contact tracing is underway and all who have had close contact with the seven have been ordered to get tested.

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the ministry is still investigating which cluster infected the seven staffers.

Additional reporting by Hariz Mohd.