Covid-19: PM visits MAEPS 2.0 integrated hospital

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin greeted by Covid-19 patients while visiting the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) 2.0 Integrated Hospital, near here, on Tuesday (Jan 19) evening.- Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin visited the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) 2.0 Integrated Hospital, near here, on Tuesday (Jan 19) evening.

The Prime Minister, who arrived at 5.20pm, was accompanied by Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba to a closed-door briefing by Selangor Health director-cum-Central Region Covid-19 Unified Command Centre commander, Datuk Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman.

Also present were Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari and National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) director-general Datuk Dr Aminuddin Hassim.

After the briefing, the prime minister spent time visiting and meeting with patients at the Covid-19 Quarantine and Low-Risk Treatment Centre before touring the hospital.

The integrated hospital will start operating on Jan 24 to stabilise Covid-19 patients in categories three, four and five before they are sent for intensive treatment to hospitals.

The move is aimed at treating category one and two Covid-19 patients at the MAEPS quarantine centre who suddenly fall into categories three, four and five.

The hospital located in Hall B will provide the same facilities as other hospitals and is equipped with 30 beds for patients in categories three and four while outside the hall, a tent for transit cases to intensive care units (ICU) with 10 beds.

The integrated hospital will also receive Covid-19 patients in categories one and two who have recovered from categories three, four and five while being treated at hospitals for Covid-19, as well as patients from Johor, Melaka, Negri Sembilan and the Klang Valley.- Bernama

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