Taib donates medical equipment worth RM120,500 to SGH

Mustapa (left) present a set of medical equipment to Dr Ngian, Dr Teo looks on.

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KUCHING, March 30: Sarawak governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud has donated various medical equipment and essentials to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Sarawak General Hospital (SGH).

He donated one unit of portable ultrasound linear probe, five units of anti deep vain thrombosis (DVT) equipment, two units of unit fibreoptic scope and two units of syringe pump amounting RM120,500 in combating the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

The Astana, in a statement, said the Head of State also donated 700 packets of food and mineral water to the state police contingent headquarters to be distributed to the frontliners including the armed forces personnel and People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela), who are manning the roadblocks during the movement control order (MCO).

Packets of food and boxes of mineral water to be distributed to frontliners.

“Sarawakian must abide to the MCO, which will last until April 14 to prevent the spread of Covid-19. At the same time, do not to believe in fake news that is being circulated and viral online,” Taib advised in the statement.

Taib’s principal private secretary, Datu Mustapa Han, presented the medical equipment to SGH director Dr Ngian Hie Ung and chief anaesthesiologist Dr Teo Shu Ching. — DayakDaily