Yipee!!! Former Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is finally out of the intensive care unit following his second heart bypass some one month ago. You can see latest pix at his daughter Marina's blog.
Latest hospital statement sent via Dr M's press secretary Sufi Yusoff:
Institut Jantung Negara, 8 October....YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad has been transferred to the Bunga Raya ward of Institut Jantung Negara from the Intensive Care Unit at noon today.
IJN doctors are happy with his progress and will continue with post-surgery rehabilitation including chest and muscle strengthening exercises. Tun Dr Mahathir has also been able to walk unaided since yesterday.
In order to give him adequate rest in between physiotherapy sessions, visitations continue to be limited to immediate family members.