‘Nothing short of amazing’: Health DG pays tribute to health workers


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020

PETALING JAYA: The dedication shown by healthcare workers battling Covid-19 in the country is "nothing short of amazing", says Datuk Seri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general said ijn his Facebook post on Tuesday (MArch 31) that the healthcare workforce, both in the public and private sectors, had stepped up and were giving their all in combating Covid-19.

"Many have left loved ones at home and have given up time and comfort to be at the frontlines to treat our patients.

"The ministry sees each and every one of you, and we appreciate everything you have done and continue to do daily.

"The sincere dedication shown by every member of the health workforce in the face of this overwhelming pandemic is nothing short of amazing.

"We salute you, we appreciate you. We thank you all," he said on his Facebook page on Tuesday (March 31).

He also conveyed his gratitude to the generosity of individuals and organisations, who had contributed.

"On behalf of all of us at the frontline, I thank each and every one of you," he said.

Dr Noor Hisham also noted that the Ministry was doing everything it can to ensure the safety of all Malaysians, adding that their health remained a priority.

He also urged Malaysians to play their part in battling Covid-19, adding that they were the key to stopping the spread of the virus.

"Our hope at this time, you will continue to stay home and keep observing the movement control order (MCO). You are crucial in flattening the curve, thereby enabling us more time and capacity to cater to your healthcare needs.

"Every Malaysian must play their part in battling this pandemic," he said.

As of March 30, there are currently 2,626 positive Covid-19 cases in the country with 37 deaths.

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