March 28

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Suspected Covid-19 patient commits suicide at Serdang Hospital

A patient under investigation (PUI) for Covid-19 killed himself at the Serdang Hospital on Friday night. The NST reports:

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The incident occurred at 7.40pm in a bathroom in ward 7D of the hospital.

It is learnt that the body was discovered by a nurse, who immediately alerted the hospital’s security department.

According to Sepang police chief Assistant Commissioner Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof, the 62-year-old was warded at the hospital at 2.30pm on March 26.

“After receiving the alert (from the nurse), police officers rushed to the scene.

“The officers had to don personal protective equipment (PPE) before analysing the scene from a safe distance,” he said.

Wan Kamarul added that the hospital will carry out a post-mortem today.

Source:  https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2020/03/578904/suspected-covid-19-patient-commits-suicide-serdang-hospital