Covid-19: Khairy under Home Quarantine for Being a Close Contact

PETALING JAYA: Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (pic) is currently under home quarantine as a precautionary measure after being deemed a Covid-19 close contact.

“I am under quarantine and have to work from home for the next 10 days as I am a close contact, ” he said just before the start of a virtual press conference together with Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba on Monday (May 17).

Khairy showed off the pink bracelet he was wearing to reporters covering the press conference and, as Dr Adham came online, quipped: “You did this to me.”

“If you are positive, I also kena (will get it), ” Dr Adham replied.

Khairy said his Covid-19 test result would be known later in the day.

Meanwhile, Khairy told the journalists present before the start of the press conference that the media name list for Covid-19 vaccination had been submitted to him.

“I have good news for the media.

“The name list of media personnel from news organisations has been submitted and they will start their vaccination soon, ” he said.


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