Health DG says backlog cleared after Covid-19 patients made to wait

Geraldine Tong

Modified 18 Oct 2020, 12:22 pm

COVID-19 | Amid complaints from some Sabahans that they had to wait days to be admitted for treatment and observation after testing positive for Covid-19, Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this was due to a “backlog” which has since been cleared.

“We did initially have a backlog but now we have cleared the backlog. That’s the reason why we suddenly see the increase in cases because we have cleared the backlog...

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