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Omicron Wave Is Here, But High Vax Rates Might Help Reduce Its Severity, Says KJ

Omicron Wave Is Here, But High Vax Rates Might Help Reduce Its Severity, Says KJ

He said the national health system is ready to take on the new wave.

Hakim Hassan

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The Omicron wave has arrived in Malaysia according to Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

Retweeting Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Khairy said cases will increase, but will hopefully be controlled by a high vaccination rate.

He also mentioned in the Tweet that the national health system is ready to tackle this new wave and added that serious cases have been in decline.

Earlier, Dr Noor Hisham tweeted that 4,744 cases have been recorded on 26 January, taking the number of cumulative cases to 2,844,969 cases.


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