Covid-19: 4-digit new cases for the third day

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Covid-19 cases Director-General of Health, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah arrives at a news conference on the latest development of Covid-19 at the Ministry of Health in Putrajaya, Malaysia. PIX: MOHD ADZLAN / MalaysiaGazette / 05 NOVEMBER 2020.
Director-General of Health, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah arrives at a news conference on the latest development of Covid-19 at the Ministry of Health in Putrajaya, Malaysia. PIX: MOHD ADZLAN / MalaysiaGazette / 05 NOVEMBER 2020.

By Mohd Zaini Samsu Hadi

KUALA LUMPUR – The number of new Covid-19 cases in Malaysia continued to record four digits for the third day in a row with 1,009 cases today.

Director-General of Health Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that with the new increment, the country has recorded a cumulative of 36,434 Covid-19 cases.

He said, from the 1,009 new cases today, nine cases were imported and they involved four citizens and five non-citizens who arrived from India, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, South Korea, Nigeria, South Africa Selatan, Mexico and Cambodia.

“For your information, Sabah recorded 564 cases or 55.9 percent from the total positive cases today.

“The states in the Klang Valley recorded 198 cases or 19.6 percent the Federal Territory of Labuan recorded 95 positive cases or 9.4 percent today,” he said in a news conference on the latest development of Covid-19 in the country.

According to Noor Hisham, all five states are still under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) and they contributed to 857 cases or 84.9 percent from the total Covid-19 positive cases today.

The number of active Covid-19 cases reported in the country is 10,503 cases.

He said, from the 1,000 local infections, four cases were visitors who returned from Sabah. Thus, the number of cases reported with travel history to Sabah since 20 September is 483 cases.

Meanwhile, Noor Hisham also said that based on the latest information from the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC), there were six additional Covid-19 deaths today.

Therefore, he said that the cumulative Covid-19 death in Malaysia is 277 cases or 0.8 percent from the total cases. –MalaysiaGazette

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