KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 3 -- The political secretary to a federal minister was hospitalised in Sabah earlier this week after testing positive for Covid-19.

Sources from Sabah told Malay Mail that the aide is also a Wanita Umno leader from the state who campaigned in Lahad Datu during the recently ended state election.

"She is in stable condition, all the close contacts were screened," said one source who spoke on condition of anonymity without elaborating.

The Health Ministry declined comment when contacted today.

The woman aide is the second Umno leader reported today to have been hospitalised after the Sabah election campaign.

Earlier today, a deputy minister was reported to have tested positive for Covid-19 and was admitted to Hospital...