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Omicron: Malaysia calls for ‘vigilance and calm’ after finding first case linked to new Covid-19 variant

Malaysia’s Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin on Friday said the country needed to be prepared for the possibility that the Omicron Covid-19 variant was already in the community, as authorities announced the first imported infection for the mutated form of the virus.The 19-year-old South African national, who underwent quarantine, arrived in Malaysia from her home country via the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on November 19. She transited through Singapore’s Changi Airport.She showed no…

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