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15 Malaysian Frontline Healthcare Workers Infected With COVID-19, 1 In ICU

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A total of 15 healthcare workers have been infected with COVID-19 from treating patients. 12 are from the Health Ministry’s government sector while 3 are from the private sector.

One of the ministry’s staff is currently in the intensive care unit (ICU) on ventilator support, according to Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Our simple message to the public today: Please help us to help you. Stay at home.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah on his Facebook post

Our healthcare workers are the frontline of defense against COVID-19. Unfortunately, this also puts them at risk since they are in constant contact with patients.

Our healthcare professionals risk their lives and must practice utmost caution when dealing with COVID-19 patients.
(Credit: Facebook)

That’s why it’s absolutely crucial to be completely transparent and honest with your doctor about your medical history. If you have any kind of contact with a suspected COVID-19 patient, practice caution and let your healthcare worker know immediately.

The virus knows no bounds. Regardless of race, religion, or wealth, you have a chance of catching the coronavirus.

For now, be vigilant and err on the side of caution. After all, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

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See Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah’s original Facebook post here:

Sehingga hari ini, 12 petugas kesihatan KKM dan 3 daripada sektor kesihatan swasta telah dijangkiti virus COVID-19….

Posted by Noor Hisham Abdullah on Friday, 20 March 2020
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