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KKM: People Who Have Obesity Are 7 Times More Likely To Have Severe Symptoms If Infected Covid-19


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People who are obese have higher risks to have severe symptoms if infected with Covid-19, says the Ministry of Health in a statement yesterday.

According to the Ministry of Health (KKM), as of 24 September 2021, 10.5 per cent of 24,565 deaths from COVID-19 infection in Malaysia suffered obesity problems. It also added that people who have obesity have seven times higher risks to get severe symptoms.

10.5% daripada 24,565 kematian akibat jangkitan COVID-19 di Malaysia mengalami masalah obesiti (data setakat 24 Sept…

Posted by KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA on Saturday, October 2, 2021

“Maintain the ideal weight by practising a healthy lifestyle like eating healthy, exercising at least 5 times a week, rest enough and no smoking,” the ministry urged the public.

Besides, it also added that the awareness to taking care of our health is our own responsibilities. As of 2 October 2021, there are a total of 26,565 Covid-19 deaths recorded in Malaysia. Please always take care of your health and safety, particularly at times like this!


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