GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has debunked the viral news that two busloads of Covid-19 patients have been transferred to Penang from Selangor.
"It is completely untrue that there have been two busloads of Covid-19 patients that have been sent to Penang from Selangor.
"I have been informed by the state Health Department director that only one critical Covid-19 patient has been transferred to Penang to be treated here.
"The patient's condition is now stable and under observation," he said in a statement on Wednesday (July 14).
Earlier today, the viral post on social media caused panic with netizens questioning the move.