IPOH: There are no more Covid-19 patients warded at hospitals in Perak, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
He said that State Health Director Datuk Dr Ding Lay Ming shared the good news with him on Thursday (April 30), and added that all Covid-19 patients have been given the green light to go back to their homes.
“There are zero Covid-19 patients in Perak receiving treatment at the hospitals in the state at the moment, but people must not think that the movement control order (MCO) is over,” said Ahmad.
He added after receiving items and monetary aid under the state government’s Social Aid and Disaster Fund at his office that the MCO is still in force and said that people must still take precautionary measures.
Faizal said with the MCO in place, social distancing must be adhered to at all times, and hands must be washed and cleaned at all times in the proper way.
“This is the new culture that we need to follow for good after this, ” he added.
In total, Perak recorded 252 Covid-19 cases and six deaths. The last Covid-19 patient admitted at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital was allowed to go home on Wednesday (April 29). – The Star