The monarch was forced to do this after the virus infected seven courtiers and workers of his palace. He went into isolation with his wife on Wednesday, March 25. Their quarantine will last two weeks.
The chief inspector of the courtyard, Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin, said that the tests of the sultan and his wife for coronavirus were negative.
According to recent reports, in Malaysia, 1796 cases of coronavirus infection are known. 21 patients died, 199 – recovered. According to the publication, most of those infected attended a Muslim religious event held in one of the mosques in Kuala Lumpur from February 27 to March 3.
The first representative of the European royal dynasties infected with the coronavirus was the grandson of the last Austrian emperor, 59-year-old Archduke Karl of Habsburg-Lorraine.
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