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.
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