PETALING JAYA: The 62-year-old patient under investigation (PUI) for Covid-19 who was found dead in Serdang Hospital was not a carrier of the virus, says the Health Ministry.
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) said this in a press conference on Saturday (March 28).
“He is not a Covid-19 patient, as his tests came out negative. Yes, there is a report of suicide, but he is not Covid-19 patient.
“We now conduct Covid-19 tests for all those who are warded in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), in case they have other illnesses or cross-infection.
"His test results came out negative, ” he said.
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