PUTRAJAYA – Datuk Dr.Noor Hisham Abdullah said that Malaysians staying at home and observing high hygiene standards will be the most special gift for his birthday today (April 21)
The Health director-general who is in charge of the country’s fight against COVID-19 is turned 57 today. He was born in Sepang, Selangor.
“On the occasion of my birthday, the most special gift for me will be if Malaysians remain staying at home and observe high hygiene standards”, He said in an interview.
He urged Malaysians to continue to stay indoors while obeying the movement control order (MCO) as it will be one of the most important gifts he’ll ever receive.
The director-general of health, who has been in the spotlight amid the COVID-19 crisis brought good news on the outbreak, saying that the number of positive cases being reported yesterday (Monday) was the lowest since March 12. There were only 36 new cases with no deaths. Dr.Noor Hisham, a surgeon, holds a Master’s degree in Surgery and a Doctorate of Medicine from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) before he was appointed as director-general of Health on March 1, 2013.