KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia on Sunday confirmed a new case of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus, bringing the country’s total to 17.
Health director-general Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said the 65-year-old Malaysian is the mother-in-law of Malaysia’s first citizen case of coronavirus who believed to have contracted the virus while attending a conference in Singapore.
Dr. Hisham said according to her, she stayed at home from Jan 29 until Feb 4. She felt unwell with fatigue, dizziness, and perspiration but with no fever on Feb 5.
“She had been traced by the District Health Office as soon as her son-in-law, the ninth case, was confirmed 2019-nCoV positive.” The 65-year-old woman had been admitted to the isolation ward of Sungai Buloh Hospital and is currently in stable condition.