COVID-19: 1,141 new cases, 1,144 recoveries today

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Director-General of Health, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah at a news conference on the latest development of Covid-19 in Malaysia. PIX: HAZROL ZAINAL / MalaysiaGazette / 27 OCTOBER 2020. General Election GE GE15
Director-General of Health, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah at a news conference on the latest development of Covid-19 in Malaysia. PIX: HAZROL ZAINAL / MalaysiaGazette / 27 OCTOBER 2020.

PUTRAJAYA – Malaysia recorded 1,141 new COVID-19 positive cases today and took the total infection tally to 70,236, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The total number of active cases with infectivity potential now stands at 10,799 and there were also 1,144 recoveries today, taking the cumulative total recovery to 59,061 cases.

Dr Noor Hisham said that of the 1,141 new cases, a total of 1,138 were local transmissions and the remaining three imported cases.

“A total of 578 cases (50.7 per cent) were reported in the Klang Valley. Selangor and Sabah had the highest number of daily cases with 320 (28 per cent) each, followed by Kuala Lumpur (256 cases, 22.4 per cent),” he said at the daily press conference on COVID-19 here today.

— BERNAMA

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