Sabah hospital back in operation after more than 24 hours of power outage

KOTA KINABALU: Power supply has returned to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital here, 24 hours after it went dark due to damaged cables, Sabah Health director Datuk Dr Rose Nani Mudin said.

"Yesterday, the electrical supply was fully restored at about 3pm.

"Preliminary reports from the technical group found that there were damaged cables that had led to the power supply disruption," she told the New Straits Times.

On Tuesday, the hospital experienced power disruptions which began at 11.54am, affecting its twin towers, specialist clinic and an old medical building block.

During the outage, two existing generator sets and another backup were used for power supply at the hospital. SESB had also provided two portable generator sets.

Dr Rose had also announced the closure of operation theatres for two days until today.

Twenty eight elective surgeries at the hospital were also transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital II.

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