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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The high rate of hospital beds being used in Kedah and Johor is one of the factors why the two states have not moved to Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) despite having a high percentage of their adult population vaccinated, says National Security Council (NSC) director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad (pic).
He said that this included Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and added that people in these states should be aware of the importance of adhering to standard operating procedures (SOP) as well as security protocols.
"No point in questioning why we haven’t moved to the next phase when the people’s compliance with the SOP is not up to the mark. It all depends on the people,” he said.
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian junior hockey team will leave for the United Kingdom on Sept 26 to play a series of matches to prepare for the Junior World Cup in India from Nov 24-Dec 5.
The squad, comprising 21 players under coach Wallace Tan and manager I. Vikneswaran, will play eight games against clubs and international teams. Three of those matches will be against England, one of the competitors at the Junior World Cup.
Wallace said the matches, especially against England, would be vital to help the players adapt to tactics.
“It’s also the best time to assess the players’ form and performance before the Junior World Cup,” he said.
“We’ve been quarantined for quite a while, and when we returned to training, we worked on the basics