Covid-19: Suicide case in Serdang Hospital tested negative


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 28 Mar 2020

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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