Old folks homes' residents, workers to undergo Covid-19 screening

Published on 3 May 2020 9:17:17 PM

During his daily press conference on Sunday, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the Health Ministry will conduct screening on residents and workers at old folks homes in phases, following reports that senior citizens are most vulnerable to Covid-19 infections.

Based on a mortality review of 99 of 105 deaths in the country, the age group with the highest number of Covid-19 fatalities were those between 61 and 70.

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