Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin self-quarantined on Friday after one of his Cabinet officers tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.
Yassin, however, tested negative for the virus, according to a statement by his office quoted by daily Strait Times.
He will self-isolate at home for 14 days as he attended a meeting with the infected Malaysian officer.
Those who were part of the post-Cabinet meeting on Thursday have been directed to follow similar measures.
Malaysia's tally of virus cases is at 7,137, with 115 deaths.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.