MINISTER in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed has tested positive for Covid-19.
Mustapa was tested for the virus soon as he reached Kota Baru yesterday morning and was confirmed positive last night, a statement from his office said.
He is now warded at the Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kota Baru, Kelantan and said to be in stable condition.
Mustapa was also screened for the virus on Jan 1 where he tested negative.
Mustapa is the second minister to test positive for Covid-19. In October, another Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Seri Dr Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri tested positive for Covid-19.
PM Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has himself been quarantined twice after coming into close contact with Covid-19 patients.