Covid-19 patient dies from fall at Sibu Hospital

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SIBU, Dec 5: A Covid-19 patient died from a fall from the first floor of the ward at Sibu Hospital last night.

Acting Sibu district police chief Supt Collin Babat said at about 9pm, police received a call from the hospital regarding the incident.

The deceased, from Indonesia, worked in a seafood processing factory.

“He was admitted to the hospital on December 1 after testing positive for Covid-19,” he said, adding that the deceased was a Category 3 patient.

He said that the deceased landed in a concrete drain where he sustained severe head injuries, which he later succumbed to.

“There are no criminal elements involved, and we have classified the case as sudden death,” he said. ― DayakDaily