Almost 400 Malaysians returned from abroad yesterday – Ismail Sabri


THREE hundred and eighty nine Malaysians returned home via Kuala Lumpur International Airport and KLIA2  on Tuesday with all of them ordered to undergo mandatory quarantine in their respective houses.

Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said they returned from Indonesia, Vietnam, Qatar, China, Turkey, India, Philippines, Nepal and Japan.

He said today 40 members of the Malaysian tabligh group who were stranded in India came home via Air India Express.

“In view of the infection risk factor, all of them would undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine at the Judicial and Legal Training Institute (ILKAP) in Bangi,” he said in a statement here today.

The Health Ministry had conducted screening on 22,869 individuals at the KLIA entry point from June 10 to July 21 with 22,791 individuals found negative for COVID-19 after undergoing home quarantine while 78 were found positive and were sent to a hospital for treatment.