Two more Covid-19 patients in Malaysia discharged

Two more Covid-19 patients in Malaysia discharged

Two more Covid-19 patients have fully recovered and were allowed to return home today, bringing the number of people who have been cured of the coronavirus in Malaysia to 20.

In a statement, the Health Ministry said that the patients are Chinese nationals who were the 14th and 19th Covid-19 cases.

“Case 14 was a 37-year-old woman who tested positive for the disease on Feb 5; while case 19 was a woman aged 38 who was confirmed to be Covid-19 positive on Feb 12,” the statement said.

The duo had received treatment at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital and the Putrajaya Hospital respectively.

No new positive case of Covid-19 has been detected in Malaysia as of today, and only two people are still receiving treatment in hospital.

Both are reported to be in stable condition.

The statement said that as of Jan 24, the total number of Covid-19 positive cases remain at 22.

Meanwhile, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad also shared the latest Covid-19 updates via his Twitter account.

However, his tweet received a myriad of reactions when Dr Dzulkefly said that it was his last tweet as the Health Minister.

"My last tweet as YBM (minister). Thank you!" he tweeted.

The tweet was posted following Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's resignation as the Prime Minister today