Four hospitals are Covid-19 ready in Kelantan


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  • Sunday, 18 Oct 2020

KOTA BARU: Kelantan has prepared four hospitals for quarantine and treatment of Covid-19 patients, says state health director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin.

The four hospitals are Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital (HRPZ II), Sultan Ismail Petra Hospital in Kuala Krai, Kuala Krai Hospital and Tumpat Hospital.

In addition, he said the Tumpat training centre, which was turned into a quarantine centre during the second wave, would reprise its role.

“As of now, 419 beds have been prepared comprising 111 beds at HRPZ II, Sultan Ismail Petra Hospital (20), Kuala Krai Hospital (112), Tumpat Hospital (96) and Tumpat training centre (80), ” he added.

Dr Zaini also said they were ready to face the possibility of a spike in cases.

To date, only two people were being treated for Covid-19 at Tumpat Hospital after testing positive on Thursday. — Bernama

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