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Plan to allow football fans back in stadiums submitted to NSC, says Ahmad Faizal



KUALA LUMPUR: Football fans could be making a return to stadiums to watch matches again, says Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.

The Youth and Sports Minister said a plan had been sent to the National Security Council to allow football fans to fill stadium terraces once again.

"We are working on the details and have some proposals. Perhaps, we will soon be able to enjoy the Malaysia Cup live.

"However, the reopening has to be done with strict standard operating procedures (SOP). So supporters must ensure they abide by these SOPs.

"This is in line with our motto of 'Reopening Safely'," said Ahmad Faizal at a press conference in Parliament on Tuesday (Sept 21).

The Malaysia Cup tournament is scheduled to begin on Sunday (Sept 26).

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Covid-19: 14,954 new cases, Sarawak highest with 2,707 infections



PETALING JAYA: A total of 14,954 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Sunday (Sept 19), bringing the cumulative total to 2,097,830, says the Health Ministry.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Sarawak recorded the highest number of cases with 2,707 infections, followed by Selangor (2,028), Johor (1,948), Kelantan (1,420) and Sabah (1,356).

This was followed by Penang (1,259), Perak (1,222), Kedah (809), Pahang (705), Terengganu (671), Kuala Lumpur (383), Melaka (207), Negeri Sembilan (144), Perlis (76) and Putrajaya (19). Labuan recorded zero cases.


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