SHAH ALAM (July 22): The Ministry of Health (MoH) is using Baricitinib, a new drug to prevent Covid-19 patients from transitioning to a more severe category, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba (pictured).
Dr Adham: 509 private general medical practitioners allowed to issue HSO to Covid-19 positive patients
PUTRAJAYA (July 10): A total of 509 private general medical practitioners (GPs) have been given authorisation letters to issue home surveillance and observation (HSO) orders to Covid-19 patients.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Fatigue, difficulty in breathing during activities (exertional dyspnea), insomnia, cough and anxiety are five common symptoms experienced by former Covid-19 patients, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pictured).
PETALING JAYA (May 30): Doctors have no choice but to prioritise Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for Covid-19 patients with a higher chance of recovery owing to the strain on Malaysia’s the health care system brought about by the current spike in infections.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Malaysia posted another record high new Covid-19 cases with 8,290 infections, up from 7,857 yesterday, raising total cas4es to 549,514.
Selangor Health Dept admits situation challenging at MAEPS quarantine and treatment centre, amid surge in Cat 3 Covid-19 patients
KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Amid complaints of poor conditions and inadequate facilities provided at quarantine centres, the Selangor Health Department admitted today that the situation at Covid-19 Integrated Quarantine and Treatment Centre (PKRC) at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) 2.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The Ministry of Health (MoH) said 67% of public hospital beds were used to treat those infected by Covid-19, including suspected and probable patients, as of last Saturday (May 8).
KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Malaysia’s active cases, which carry high transmission risks, surged to 34,789 cases yesterday, up 5,562 cases from 29,227 a week ago.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): Malaysia has recorded a jump in the number of daily confirmed Covid-19 cases today to 2,253, from 1,924 yesterday, pushing the cumulative coronavirus infections in the country to 295,951.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): MY EG Services Bhd (MyEG) has launched an online portal, SafeQ, which offers an array of hotel accommodation and amenity options available to low-risk Covid-19 patients who wish to undergo mandatory quarantine requirements in more comfortable settings.