The death toll due to COVID-19 increased to 26. In a posting, MOH said that most of the deaths were elderly and have a history of chronic illness.
The 25th death toll (2,032 patients) was the 83rd local man with a history of chronic illness. He was hospitalized at Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital on March 25 and was reported dead on March 26 at 6.55 pm.
The 26th death (1,321 patient) is a 53-year-old local man. He is a close contact of the 1,309 positive cases. He was hospitalized at Sungai Buloh Hospital on March 22 and confirmed to be dead on March 27 at 10.30 am.
Condolences from KKM to the patient’s family.
TERKINI: Kematian akibat wabak #COVID19 di Malaysia 5pm, 27 Mac 2020.
Kematian terus meningkat kepada 2⃣6⃣
Sebahagian besar kematian adalah golongan berusia dan mempunyai sejarah penyakit kronik.
— KKMalaysia🇲🇾 (@KKMPutrajaya) March 27, 2020