KUALA LUMPUR: Extending her apologies, Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa (pic) said the elevator at the Melaka Hospital has been fixed.
She apologised for the breakdown of the lift at Melaka Hospital, which had been the subject of viral social media posts recently.
Dr Zaliha said the ministry had contacted the hospital director and found that repairs had already been carried out and completed.
"I have contacted the Melaka Hospital director to get further clarification.
"I was informed that the lift in question was repaired on Saturday (June 3) afternoon by a Public Works Department contractor.
"I humbly apologise for the inconvenience and will ensure that the hospital management constantly monitors the condition of the facility for the comfort of the users," she said on her official social media account.
Earlier, a video went viral on Twitter, showing a patient using a ventilator who had to be taken down the stairs at Melaka Hospital.
According to a user who goes by @KakPotato the situation arose because the lift had broken down.
The user also expressed that the problem needed to be given immediate attention.
Pihak saya telah menghubungi Pengarah Hospital Melaka untuk mendapatkan penjelasan lanjut.
Saya dimaklumkan bahawa lif yang berkenaan telah siap dibaiki petang semalam oleh kontraktor JKR. https://t.co/p2I0gyPOkw— Dr Zaliha Mustafa (@DrZalihaMustafa) June 3, 2023