Director-General of Health, Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah at a news conference on the latest development of Covid-19 in Malaysia. PIX: AFIQ RAZALI / MalaysiaGazette / 08 JULY 2020
Director-General of Health, Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah at a news conference on the latest development of Covid-19 in Malaysia. PIX: AFIQ RAZALI / MalaysiaGazette / 08 JULY 2020

By Muhammad Azizul Osman

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia once again recorded zero Covid-19 local infection, despite recording six cases today.

This is the second day in a row of such performance. According to the Director-General of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, all six cases recorded today were imported cases.

“All cases were imported cases. Five Malaysia citizens and one non-citizen, 3 cases from Indonesia, two cases from Singapore and one case from Egypt.

“No local infection for the third time today,” he said in his Twitter.

With that, the cumulative Covid-19 cases in the country is 8,683 cases.

“There are two cases in the ICU, meanwhile one patient require respiratory support. There are 63 active Covid-19 cases,” he added.

Meanwhile, the total number of discharge is 13, shifting the total recovery to 8,499 cases or 97.8 percent.

No Covid-19 death is recorded today, thus the total Covid-19 death in Malaysia is 121.

Yesterday, the Ministry of Health announced that there was no local infection after recording three imported cases among Malaysians who were infected abroad.

Malaysia recorded its first zero local infection on 1 July. –MalaysiaGazette

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