208 deaths reported at immigration detention depots since 2018, says Deputy Home Minister

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 17 Mar 2022

PETALING JAYA: A total of 208 deaths were recorded at immigration detention depots from 2018 till Feb 15 this year, says Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Mohamed.

Ismail said among the reasons for their deaths were due to septic shock, tuberculosis, severe pneumonia, lung infection, heart complication, dengue, diabetes, breathing difficulties, organ failure, as well as 25 cases due to Covid-19, and others.

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