Adzli said that the man had undergone a minor surgery on his hand on the day of his admittance.
“He also underwent the COVID-19 swab test and was found to be positive on Friday, 30 April. He was quarantined at the B1 ward of the old Sungai Petani Hospital,” he added.
It was reported that a nurse on duty only noticed the patient had gone missing on the sixth day of him being warded.
According to Adzli, other patients claimed that they saw the man leaving the ward on the morning of Tuesday…