Dr M was at same meeting with Sarikei MP, who has tested positive for Covid-19

Wong (left) and Dr Mahathir. – Malaysiakini photos.

By Chew Lip Song

FORMER Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was at the same meeting attended by Sarikei MP Wong Ling Biu, who has tested positive for Covid-19.

This was revealed today by Julau MP, Larry Sng in a Facebook posting today. The meeting was last week and Sng did not specify what the meeting was about or who else attended.

“Just got news that the MP for Sarikei has tested positive for Covid 19. Even though I feel fine and didn’t shake his hands nor speak to him, nonetheless as a precaution I will quarantine myself for two weeks, since he was at the same meeting with me and Tun M last week,” he wrote.

Sng, the newly-appointed Sarawak PKR chairman also reminded the public to seek immediate medical treatment if unwell.

Earlier, minister Datuk Mohd Redzuan Yusof and ex-deputy minister Datuk Dr Hatta Ramli were tested for the disease after both attended an event which included the chairman of Uda Holdings Bhd chairman, Datuk Hisham Hamdan, the country’s 26th Covid-19 patient.

Both had tested negative.


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