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Healthcare personnel standing by to conduct checks on travel documents and screening of ferry passengers arriving at the Labuan International Ferry Terminal in Labuan, Sabah, on October 2, 2020. — Picture by BERNAMA

13 doctors from Kelantan assisting in tackling Covid-19 outbreak in Sabah

KOTA BHARU, Oct 6 — The Kelantan Health Department has sent 13 doctors to Sabah to assist in the fight against Covid-19 in the East Malaysian state.

Its director, Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin said the doctors were sent in two phases — five in Phase 1 on September 23 and eight in Phase 2 yesterday.

“These doctors are from various hospitals in Kelantan, to assist the hospitals in Sabah tackle the Covid-19 outbreak,” he added when contacted yesterday.

On another development, Dr Zaini said the nine Covid-19-positive individuals in Kelantan, including a 17-month-old baby, were currently in stable condition.

However, in view of the daily increase in cases now, the Kelantan Health Department urged the public to strictly comply with the standard operating procedures set to curb the viral infection, he added.

— Bernama

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