COVID-19: Patient under investigation was found dead

COVID-19: Patient under investigation was found dead

PUTRAJAYA: A patient under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 was found dead in the toilet of a Serdang Hospital ward yesterday.

Sepang district police chief ACP Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof said, the body of the 62-year-old male patient was found at 7.40pm.

“The patient was admitted to the hospital last Thursday and his death was reported to the police at the hospital’s police booth by a nurse.

“The body will be handled by Serdang Hospital and the police have recorded statements from the complainant, hospital nurses, other witnesses and the patient’s next-of-kin,” he said in a statement today.

He said police personnel on duty were also provided personal protective equipment (PPE) to take pictures of the scene, although from a distance.

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