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Malaysia discharges 4 more COVID-19 patients
Feb 14, 2020
The Health Ministry says four more patients have recovered from COVID-19 and have been discharged from hospital.
The former patients are Chinese nationals and had come to Malaysia as tourists during the Chinese New Year Celebrations.
Malaysia's number of recovered COVID-19 patients is now at seven.
Elderly group aboard quarantined ship allowed to disembark
11 elderly passengers onboard a quarantined ship off Japan's coast, have finally been allowed to disembark, after testing negative for the coronavirus.
However, they will be moved to government designated facilities, for the remaineder of their quarantine period.
The cruise ship is placed under quarantine for 14 days, with some 200 people onboard already testing positive for the virus.
Japan could have first doctor-to-patient COVID-19 transmission
Japan could have its first case of the coronavirus being transmitted from a doctor to a patient.
The case has been traced to a hospital in Wakayama prefecture, but it's unclear if the doctor had personally treated the 70-year-old patient.
This, following the country's first death linked to the coronavirus, making it the third fatality outside mainland China.
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