Cancer Patient Who Is COVID-19 Positive Survives 3-Storey Plunge At A Hospital In Sabah

The man was badly injured in the incident.

Cover image via Harian Metro & JUICE

A 64-year-old cancer patient who is COVID-19 positive jumped from the sixth-floor at a hospital in Kota Kinabalu last night, 14 November

The patient, however, landed on a roof on the third floor of the Women and Children's Hospital.

The man was badly injured in the incident that happened at around 8pm.

According to a report in Harian Metro, Kota Kinabalu district police chief ACP Habibi Majinji said that the man had been receiving treatment at the hospital over the past few days.

ACP Habibi said the victim was believed to be depressed before making the decision. He, however, added that the police are still conducting investigations to identify the real cause of the incident.

"The victim is still being treated in the same hospital. Further investigations will continue and we will record a statement from the victim," he told the Malay newspaper.

File photo of Kota Kinabalu district police chief ACP Habibi Majinji.

Image via JUICE

It took 15 personnel from two fire stations to help bring the victim to safety after receiving a distress call at 8.22pm regarding the incident

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Image from Harian Metro
Image via Harian Metro

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