According to Malaysiakini, Umno veteran and Gua Musang MP Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has tested positive for COVID-19.
Sources said that Tengku Razaleigh, better known as Ku Li, is currently being warded at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) after a recent screening test came back positive. Apparently, he is also in stable condition.
It was understood that Tengku Razaleigh was a close contact of Nenggiri assemblymen Ab Aziz Yusoff, who also tested positive for COVID-19 recently.
On Saturday (9 Jan), it was reported that Ab Aziz and Gua Musang Umno Youth chief Mohd Azmawi Fikri Abdul Ghani had tested positive for COVID-19. Then on Monday (11 Jan), Galas assemblymen Mohd Syahbuddin Hashim tested positive for the virus as well.
Earlier, a total of four ministers tested positive for COVID-19. They were Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin; Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed; Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Harun; and Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin.
The pandemic in Malaysia continues to record daily four-digit cases.