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Malaysia's Mahathir discharged from hospital after COVID treatment

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -- Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad was discharged from hospital on Sunday after being admitted for COVID-19, his office said in a statement.

The 97-year-old, who served for more than two decades as premier and is still an active lawmaker, has a history of heart troubles. He has had heart attacks and bypass surgeries.

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