PETALING JAYA – Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has quarantined itself after coming into close contact with an MP who tested positive for Covid-19.
“He is under self-quarantine,” a spokesman for Tun Dr Mahathir said in an interview on Thursday.
It is believed that Ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad came into close contact with Malaysian Member of Parliament (MP) Kelvin Yii Lee Wuen, who tested positive for Covid-19 on Mar. 17, 2020. He had reportedly taken a photo with Yii, who currently being treated at the Sarawak General Hospital.
Kelvin came into close contact with another MP, Andrew Wong Ling Biu, who tested positive for the virus last Mar. 2, 2020.
“I will follow (the procedure). It is important in addressing this problem, to be disciplined. So, now I am just at home. I cannot go out and I cannot meet people. I cannot shake hands, and others,” he added. “However, Alhamdullilah, it is not so hard for me.” Dr Mahathir said in an interview. Malaysia has recorded 110 new coronavirus cases, increasing the total of Covid-19 cases to to 900.