JOHOR BAHRU, May 26 — The bed occupancy rate at the COVID-19 Quarantine and Low-Risk Treatment Centre (PKRC), at the Pasir Gudang City Council (MBPG) Indoor Stadium here, has reached 91 per cent.

The PKRC’s operations room, in a statement said the percentage involved 952 patients from categories one and two, who are asymptomatic and low-risk individuals.

“Another PKRC will be opened to accommodate the increasing number of COVID-19 patients in Johor. The matter will be informed by the state government.

“Patients who are ordered to undergo quarantine at PKRC must follow the time set by the COVID-19 Assessment Centre (CAC) to facilitate registration and obey the directives issued from time to time,” according to the statement. 

Members of the public can contact the Operations Room at 07-2567279 or 07-256 0149 for further enquiries. 

For the record the MBPG Indoor Stadium that has been operating since Feb 10 this year is the first PKRC in Johor.

As of yesterday, a total of 5,978 COVID-19 patients had received treatment at the PKRC.

Johor has two PKRCs namely at the MBPG Indoor Stadium that is equipped with 1,043 beds and a private centre at DB Complex, in Iskandar Puteri, Nusajaya, which has 395 beds. 

The state recorded 664 new positive COVID-19 cases yesterday, bringing the cumulative figure of infections to 55,095, with 231 deaths.


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