Additional containers were acquired for the storage of the bodies of Covid-19 patients at the Sungai Buloh Hospital. PIX: MOH Facebook
Additional containers were acquired for the storage of the bodies of Covid-19 patients at the Sungai Buloh Hospital.PIX: MOH Facebook

KUALA LUMPUR – The Medical Forensic Department of the Sungai Buloh Hospital had to acquire additional containers to store the dead bodies of Covid-19 patients.

The procurement was made as an early preparation following the drastic increment of Covid-19 deaths recently.

According to the Facebook page of the Ministry of Health (MOH), six more deaths were recorded at the hospital yesterday.

It said, more than 80% of the Covid-19 deaths in the country were from the senior citizens and those who had more than one chronic or co-morbidity diseases. Most of them were infected by their close relatives.

“If you live with high risk group, protect yourself to protect them,” said the MOH.

A look inside the special containers to store the dead bodies of Covid-19 patients at the Sungai Buloh Hospital.   PIX: MOH Facebook
A look inside the special containers to store the dead bodies of Covid-19 patients at the Sungai Buloh Hospital.
PIX: MOH Facebook

Yesterday, the MOH said that 36 deaths, including a non-citizen were recorded due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

The addition shifted the Covid-19 deaths in Malaysia to 1,902 cases.

Selangor still recorded the highest deaths, followed by Penang (6) and five cases each in Sarawak and Kedah.

The oldest Covid-19 death yesterday was a 93-year-old victim, meanwhile, the youngest death was only 29 year-old.

All cases had co-morbidity. It also said that 25 cases or 69.4% of the daily deaths yesterday were senior citizens. –MalaysiaGazette

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