Malaysian Royal Couple In Quarantine Amid Coronavirus Fears
Muhammad Irfan 3 days ago Thu 26th March 2020 | 05:25 PM
The king and queen of Malaysia are in self-isolation after several members of their court tested positive for the coronavirus
King Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and queen Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah had tested negative for COVID-19, according to the Health Ministry.
"Their Majesties are now observing a 14-day self-quarantine, starting yesterday," comptroller of the Royal Household, Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin, said on Thursday, as quoted by The Star.
The kingdom has recorded a single-day high of 235 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, taking the total past 2,000. The disease has killed 23 people to date, while 215 have recovered.