Health authorities tracing passengers on Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Penang

The Penang health authorities have asked passengers on Qatar Airways flight QR866 arriving on March 19 to contact them.

GEORGE TOWN: The health authorities have asked those on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Penang on March 19 to contact them for Covid-19 screening.

In a “Covid-19 alert” post on Facebook by the Penang Health Department last night, it said those on flight QR866 arriving at 2pm that day should immediately contact 04-281-8900.

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Penang has reached 86, with one fatality, so far.

Nationally, there are 2,320 positive cases, with 27 deaths, as of noon yesterday.

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