By John Isaac
ANOTHER Covid-19 related death was reported to the National Crisis Disaster and Response Centre today.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the country to 11.
Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the 11th death (1070th case) was a 70-year-old man suffering from chronic disease.
“He also had a history of visiting Indonesia in February and was also the chairman of a surau in his area.
“He began showing symptoms a week before being admitted to Hospital Cancellor Tuanku Muhriz, UKM on March 18.
“He was confirmed positive Covid-19 the next day and given breathing assistance at the ICU,” he said.
His health deteriorated each day and he was confirmed dead on March 22 at 9.05pm.