Sabah CM Hajiji under two weeks self-quarantine

Datuk Hajiji Noor

KOTA KINABALU – Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Hajiji Noor will undergo self-quarantine for two weeks beginning today after having been exposed to a COVID-19 positive individual.

Sabah State Secretary Datuk Safar Untong said Hajiji is doing this as a precautionary measure.


“The state government will function as usual,” he said in a statement here today.

Safar said Hajiji will participate in meetings via video conference if necessary.

Kota Kinabalu is among eight districts in the state categorised as COVID-19 red zones. The other affected districts are Papar, Tuaran, Tawau, Lahad Datu, Semporna, Sandakan and Kunak.