KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2  — The Ministry of Health has mobilised 11 nurses from the peninsula to assist the medical team at the Semporna and Tawau hospitals which are affected by the increase in COVID-19 cases in Sabah.

Director-General of Health Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the group of nurses was the first group from the peninsula being sent to the state in stages since this morning.

“These are nurses from several hospitals and they are ready to carry out their duties to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic,” he said in a post on his Facebook account tonight.

He said five of the nurses, who have been mobilised to the Semporna Hospital, are from the National Cancer Institute while two each from the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital and Dungun Hospital and one each from the Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Hospital and Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital, respectively.


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