Travellers arrive at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Travellers arrive at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Omicron: Malaysia calls for ‘vigilance and calm’ after finding first case linked to new Covid-19 variant

  • The health minister said the infection was detected after authorities conducted genomic tests of samples from 74 recent positive cases found at Kuala Lumpur airport
  • The fully vaccinated South African national, 19, was discharged after showing no symptoms during a 10-day quarantine period

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Travellers arrive at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Travellers arrive at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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