Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham has sent a message to all Malaysians regarding the best birthday gift he can receive this year
Dr Noor Hisham, who has been the focus of media and Malaysians since the COVID-19 outbreak, turns 57 today
The Health director-general who hails from Sepang, Selangor has been appearing on television consistently around 5pm everyday to give the country updates on the COVID-19 situation in the country, reported Bernama.
Just yesterday, 20 April, on the eve of his birthday, he brought good news with the number of positive cases recorded in Malaysia being the lowest since 12 March, with 36 cases and no deaths reported.
His calm and composed approach of managing the pandemic in Malaysia has gained worldwide attention
He was acknowledged by China's news network CGTN last week as being "one of the world's top three doctors handling the outbreak", alongside United States' infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci and New Zealand's Health director-general Dr Ashley Bloomfield.
As on brand, Dr Noor Hisham again humbly advised all Malaysians to stay at home in compliance with the Movement Control Order (MCO) as his birthday gift to break the COVID-19 chain of infection together.
Love and respect for the Health director-general is evident - as of writing, #HappyBirthdayDGHisham is trending on Twitter
As usual, Malaysians netizens who are cooped up at home have come up with many creative ways to wish him a happy turn of the year.
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