KUALA LUMPUR – A one-year-old baby girl has became the youngest victim to the Covid-19 pandemic in Malaysia after the death toll increased to 141 cases with the latest four additional deaths today.
Director-General of Health Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said, the 140th death was case -12432, a Malaysian citizen.
According to him, the victim was rushed to the Emergency and Trauma Department of the Semporna Hospital in Sabah on 1 October.
“The health condition of that case deteriorated and required respiratory support. Covid-19 test on the victim turned positive on 5 October. He passed away yesterday at 4.25 pm,” he said at a virtual news conference held at his residence today.
Noor Hisham said, the 138th or case 11,154 was a 60-year-old Malaysian man. The victim was admitted into the Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sandakan on 25 September. He was tested positive of Covid-19 on 26 September.
According to the Director-General, the health condition of the victim deteriorated and he was pronounced dead at 6.50 am the day before yesterday.
“The 139th case or case 12431 was a 60-year-old Malaysian man. The case received treatment at the Emergency and Trauma Department of the Semporna Hospital on 1 September. Covid-19 screening found the victim positive on 30 September and the victim was pronounced dead two days ago at 5.05 am.
“The 141st death or case 13067 was an 85-year-old Malaysian man who had history of hypertension and mental health disease.
“The victim was found unconscious on 5 September at 7.00 am and was rushed to the Penang Hospital. The victim not breathing and was pronounced dead at 7.50 am yesterday. Covid-19 screening on him was positive,” he said. –MalaysiaGazette