- Dr. Azfar Kamal of Sungai Buloh Hospital warned on Twitter yesterday (Nov 16) that a spike of cases might occur in the next two weeks.
- Dr Kamal provided insight into current hospital ICU bed occupancies and warns of increasing category 4 and 5 patients inundating hospitals.
Malaysian Medical Doctor Warns Of Imminent Covid Wave In December 2021
According to Astro Awani’s reports, Malaysia’s battle against Covid-19 is far from over. In addition to the 5,000+ cases reported on a daily basis, a new wave of the virus is expected as the year end approaches.
Dr. Azfar Kamal of Sungai Buloh Hospital warned on Twitter yesterday (Nov 16) that a spike of cases might occur in the next two weeks.
In addition to urging the public to continue maintaining the SOPs, he detailed how wards have been inundated with category 4 and 5 patients.
The number of positive cases, which had drastically decreased across the country, started to rise again last week after Diwali celebrations.
After months of lockdown, Prime Minister Ismail Sabri lifted the ban on interstate travel on October 10th, 2021.
To appropriately manage a potential new wave, everyone in Malaysia has been reminded to follow rigorous SOPs and take their individual booster doses when the opportunity arises.
More updates to follow.