Today marks the first time Deputy General of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham did not make a media briefing to update Malaysians on the country’s Covid 19 situation.
Dr Noor who has been the calming figure in addressing the media and offering factual, precise information on the impact of the virus in Malaysia, gave today’s statistics via his Facebook page. Bernama and other broadcast stations later published the report on their respective channels. However, netizens were instantly curious on the whereabouts of the much liked doctor.
Its safe to know the good doctor has been given a break after working tirelessly since December, in his social media posting which has over 600,000 followers, Dr Noor wrote that he has his team were given a break. Even though he’s not physically not available for the daily briefing he assures the Ministry will release a statement on the days Covid 19 cases.
Malaysia has been hailed for its efforts in flattening the curve both by WHO and international experts, in fact we at placed fourth in managing to curb the spread with out well planned orders. Dr Noor has even received accolades among his international counterparts, for his assuring approach and keeping politics away from the crisis. He has gained popularity among the public, who at one point were asking the doctor to take a break.