The minister says the subject was never brought up in the press or discussed at any Jakoa meeting.
The boy was said to have weighed only half of what a child his age should.
A total of 108 are still being warded in hospitals or at the Orang Asli Health Homestay.
Swift action is needed to improve the lives of Malaysia's indigenous people.
Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji says he personally visited the area and saw evidence of mining machines and equipment.
For decades, the Orang Asli have been marginalised, their rights ignored by successive state governments.
Ahli Parlimen Cameron Highlands akan menuntut jawapan daripada para menteri apabila Dewan Rakyat bersidang pada Julai.
Orang Asli chiefs will join 30 members of the General Operation Force and Gua Musang police in the seach.
Alberto Gomes says Malaysian children should be exposed to the culture and lifestyles of the indigenous community to eradicate the stigma held against them.