Ministry staff dies of Covid-19 linked to Parliament cluster

A special sitting of the Dewan Rakyat began on July 26 but was brought to a halt on July 29 over Covid-19 concerns.

(Malaysia Now) – A special officer at a federal ministry has succumbed to Covid-19 after being infected with the Delta variant, believed to be from Parliament, MalaysiaNow has learnt.

A source from his ministry said the officer had been to Parliament as well as the ministry’s office in Putrajaya.

“He last visited Parliament on July 29, and the following day he showed flu symptoms,” the source told MalaysiaNow.