Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (97) has been infected with the coronavirus. He was admitted to a local hospital for advanced treatment on the advice of doctors.

This information was given in a statement on Wednesday.

According to the statement, Mahathir Mohamad has been admitted to the National Heart Institute for the next few days on the advice of doctors.

However, the statement did not mention any detailed information about Mahathir Mohamad’s physical condition or corona symptoms.

Mahathir Mohamad served as Prime Minister for more than two decades. He has a pre-existing heart problem. He had a heart attack and bypass surgery.

(31 Aug)