Covid-19 patients to be discharged after 14-day treatment


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says even if a patient tests positive for Covid-19 after 14 days of treatment, the chances of infecting others is almost zero. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 26, 2020.

COVID-19 patients will be discharged after two weeks of treatment according to the Ministry of Health’s new protocols, said director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

According to Noor Hisham, doctors will be able to discharge patients because the chances of infecting others is “almost zero”, he said at the daily press conference on Covid-19 today.


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