Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Brace for the worst, says health DG

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says the increase in cases could trigger a vertical surge.

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Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah today urged the public to prepare for the worst in facing the current Covid-19 wave following an exponential trend indicated by the Covid-19 graph in the country.

“The rise in cases started from April 1 and could trigger a vertical surge. We need to prepare for the worst.

“Please help us by staying at home. Only together can we break the chain of infection,” he said in his official Twitter account today.

Noor Hisham reiterated his advice for the public to stay at home and comply strictly with SOPs in case of an emergency or attendance at work.

Yesterday, Malaysia recorded 6,509 new Covid-19 cases and reported its highest daily death toll from the viral infection to date with 61 fatalities recorded over 24 hours.

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