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Ex-Malaysian PM Mahathir Tested Negative for Coronavirus, Still Under Quarantine

By Kyodo News 23 March 2020

KUALA LUMPUR–Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad tested negative for the new coronavirus but is still under home quarantine after coming into contact with a politician who was infected with virus, his aide said Sunday.

The 94-year-old is now into his sixth day of a 14-day quarantine period, an aide told Kyodo News.

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