Covid-19: 1,348 new cases, 5 deaths

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Covid-19 positive cases Picture of representation purposes only. PIX: MalaysiaGazette
Picture of representation purposes only. PIX: Affan Fauzi / MalaysiaGazette

By Kasthuri Jeevendran

PUTRAJAYA – The Ministry of Health (MOH) recorded 1,348 new Covid-19 positive cases within the last 24 hours as of 12.00 pm today.

According to the Director-General of Health, Tan Sri Dr Hisham Abdullah, with the new addition, the total Covid-19 cases in Malaysia has increased to 98,737 cases.

He said, 710 cases have fully recovered from the disease today, thus, the cumulative number of recoveries are 80,014 cases.

There are 18,279 active Covid-19 case in the country and 102 cases are currently being treated at the intensive care unit (ICU), meanwhile, 44 requires respiratory support.

“From the number of new cases, 16 were imported cases. Meanwhile, there are 1,332 local infections,” he said in a news conference at the MOH today.

Meanwhile, Dr Noor Hisham also shared that five Covid-19 deaths were recorded today with a cumulative cases of 444 Covid-19 deaths.

“Two cases of victims were from Selangor, one from Sabah, Federal Territory and Negeri Sembilan,” he said. –MalaysiaGazette

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