In another development, Dr Noor Hisham the first meeting of the Malaysia-Singapore Joint Working Group (JWG) for the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) yesterday had agreed to further enhance cooperation to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19.
“The JWG agreed to exchange information on clinical management of patients between technical experts to ensure optimal treatment is provided to COVID-19 patients," he said.
Both parties also agreed to strengthen entry screening at both countries and align health screening protocols at the land borders, as well as to share existing screening protocols at the two land borders, he said.
"Malaysia and Singapore will share national advisories and public messages as well as activate a bilateral Field Epidemiology Training Network (FETN) to share surveillance data and the results," he said.
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