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TMJ: Johor Covid-19 task force to improve system used to screen, isolate, monitor and treat patients



JOHOR BARU: The Johor Special Covid-19 Task Force has held its first meeting here to improve management of the pandemic in the state.

Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim said the task force would monitor and improve the system used to screen, isolate, monitor and treat Covid-19 patients.

"This is to ensure that the pandemic is always under control.

"Contact tracing needs to be accelerated so that it is done within 24 to 48 hours, and vaccination rates must also be increased," he said in a statement posted on Facebook here on Friday (Sept 17).

He said the meeting on Friday was attended by Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad, Health and Environment Committee chairman R. Vidyananthan, state secretary Datuk Azmi Rohani, depu

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Johor cops seize drugs worth more than RM1mil in series of raids



JOHOR BARU: Some RM1.04mil worth of drugs were seized in a special operation involving seven raids around Johor Baru and Iskandar Puteri here.

Johor police chief Comm Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay (pic) said that 10 suspects, including two women, who are between the ages of 20 and 34 years old, were also arrested during the raids on Wednesday (Sept 15).

"We arrested a 30-year-old man and seized some drugs and equipment used to process it during the first raid.

"Following the first arrest, we were able to conduct six more raids where nine more suspects were arrested," he said, adding that all suspects are locals.

He said this in a press conference at the Johor police headquarters here on Friday (Sept 17).

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