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Rep recounts desperate bid to help Covid-19 patient as hospitals turn them away
Published:  Aug 2, 2021 11:17 PM
Updated: 11:17 PM

Subang Jaya assemblyperson Michelle Ng Mei Sze recounted her team's desperate attempt to seek medical help for a Covid-19 patient as multiple hospitals turned them down.

Ng, who spent a sleepless night trying to find help, said she received a call at 10.30pm on Sunday from a low-cost flat resident asking for help on behalf of a neighbour.

She was informed that the resident had breathing difficulty, was vomiting and felt like "dying" but could not get an ambulance after more than four hours.

The resident told Ng that the 999 emergency line said they couldn't help as...

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