Infected Malaysian flew via HK from Taiwan

The Standard
Date: 16 Aug 2020

A Malaysian man has left Taiwan on August 2, flying to Kuala Lumpur via Hong Kong.

The wife of a man who was diagnosed with the coronavirus in Malaysia Friday has tested negative for the virus, while four others who were in close contact in northern Taiwan will also be tested, the Central Epidemic Command Center said Sunday.

Malaysia's Ministry of Health confirmed 20 new patients  on Friday, one of which it classified as an imported case from Taiwan, CNA reports.

Following the announcement, a Malaysian health official told CNA that the patient is a 33-year-old Malaysian citizen of Chinese background, who had been working in Taiwan before his return to Malaysia earlier this month.    [FULL  STORY]

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