Straits Herald January 26, 2020

After identifying the first three cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Malaysia, the Health Ministry now announces the fourth case.

This fourth case is independent from the first three.

The 40 year-old man is a resident of Wuhan, China, and entered the country through Johor Bahru, via Singapore, using a tourist bus.

He exhibited symptoms of the coronavius has after going to visit a private hospital in Johor Bahru, tests later confirmed that he was positive of this illness.

He is currently being treated at a Hospital in the southern state of Malaysia.

This brings the total confirmed cases to four. With all of them being residents of Wuhan, China, who travelled to Malaysia, from Singapore, via Johor.