Health DG: Hospitals overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases, patients of other illnesses facing challenges


PETALING JAYA: Patients having other illnesses are facing additional challenges as hospitals are increasingly overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases.

Malaysiakini quoted Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah as saying on Saturday (Aug 7) that this has made it challenging for non-Covid-19 patients to undergo surgeries as focus is currently on addressing the deadly pandemic.

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