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KUCHING, July 4: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is receiving treatment for an infection to his digestive system and not a recurrence of a tumour, says the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in a statement today.
According to national daily, The Star quoting PMO, Muhyiddin’s doctors have confirmed that he needs intravenous antibiotics after further checks and will be discharged in a few days.
“The Prime Minister was hospitalised on June 30 and is still receiving treatment for an infection to his digestive system.
“After an intensive health check-up, there is no proof that there is a recurrence of his old tumour,” PMO said.
The PMO added that Muhyiddin is now stable and recovering and is allowed to continue with his duties while receiving treatment.
“On the advice of doctors, he is now still hospitalised to continue receiving intravenous antibiotics. He is expected to be discharged in a few days’ time,” PMO said.
It said Muhyiddin thanks everyone who has been praying for his health.
Muhyiddin, who is a pancreatic cancer survivor, was admitted to a hospital in Kuala Lumpur on June 30 for diarrhoea. — DayakDaily