KOTA KINABALU: Health Ministry ruled out coronavirus infection of a China patient admitted at thr Queen Elizabeth hospital here this morning.
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the confirmation tests on 2019-nCoV virus from Institute Medical Research came back negative.
"Referring to a case suspected to be 2019-nCoV who is being treated at an isolation ward in a hospital in Sabah.
"The symptoms that the patient experienced are due to influenza A infection. He is recovering and stable," he said in a statement.