Kedah healthcare system under tremendous stress, Penang sees surge


Plodding on: A healthcare worker taking a swab sample from a man during the PSC-19 programme at Taman Manggis Flats in George Town, Penang. — CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

ALOR SETAR: The rising number of Covid-19 cases is taking a heavy toll on the state’s healthcare system here, with frontliners bearing the full brunt of the impact.

Kedah health committee chairman Datuk Dr Mohd Hayati Othman said frontliners had been under immense stress coping with the ongoing pandemic for a second year running.

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