After a two-month enforced absence, Health deputy director-general (Medical) Datuk Dr Rohaizat Yon showed up again at the Covid-19 press conference today.
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah opened the press conference by announcing that Dr Rohaizat has returned to serve the ministry until the end of the year.
It is understood that Dr Rohaizat had reported for duty on Aug 6.
After the press conference, Dr Rohaizat, who seemed cheerful, took the opportunity to say hello to the journalists present, who in turn greeted him with their best wishes.
Dr Rohaizat, regarded as one of the ministry’s war generals in the fight against Covid-19, had retired on June 10 after 35 years and 10 days in service.
Dr Noor Hisham had touched the hearts of many when announcing his retirement then, calling Dr Rohaizat his war general.