Health DG: Beware of pandemic fatigue

PUTRAJAYA: As the number of Covid-19 infections continues to rise globally, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has cautioned Malaysians against pandemic fatigue.

The Health director-general noted that in Malaysia alone, Covid-19 cases had surged in the past month, as 61,984 infections and 235 deaths were registered in April alone. “The country’s hospital capacity is also struggling, with many Klang Valley hospitals reporting more than 70% utilisation rate of intensive care unit (ICU) beds.

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