COVID-19: Malaysia’s king, queen quarantine after palace staff test positive

By Atta Ur Rehman Khan - Web Editor & Columnist

26th March, 2020

Malaysia’s King and Queen are currently under quarantine after seven staff members from Istana Negara tested positive for coronavirus, national news agency reported on Thursday (March 26).

According to the details, King Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin and Queen Azizah Aminah Maimunah tested negative for the virus but started observing a 14-day quarantine on Wednesday out of caution.

The statement said that health authorities are investigating the source of infection among the staff members and are tracing all of their close contacts for screening, while the palace undergoes disinfection.

US stands with Pakistan in fight against COVID-19: Ambassador Paul Jones

Earlier on March 17, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that the Canadian government would provide financial support to people as he urged them to stay at home to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Trudeau said in an interview with 680 News radio, “We’re going to be flowing income supports to millions of Canadians.”

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