Only accepting Covid-19 case? Fake news, says Seremban hospital

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 26 Mar 2020

SEREMBAN: The Tuanku Ja'afar Hospital (TJH) here has rubbished a viral message saying it would only accept Covid-19 cases from now on.

The TJH management said on Thursday (March 26) it would continue to accept all other cases, including emergencies and trauma-related cases.

"Yes, we are accepting and treating Covid-19 patients but we will continue to operate as usual.

"We will continue to see other patients, including emergency and trauma cases," it said in a Facebook post.

A viral message had claimed that apart from Covid-19 patients, only those with appointments would be allowed to seek treatment at TJH.

The sender had also claimed that non-Covid-19 patients would have to go to either the Tampin or Kuala Pilah hospitals for consultation and treatment.

The sender also claimed that the decision was taken as more wards at TJH were being reserved for Covid-19 patients as the number of patients in the state was increasing.

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