97 of 111 Covid-19 cases reported in Sabah

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KUCHING, Sept 25: Malaysia recorded 111 new Covid-19 cases today, of which 107 were local transmission.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a press statement today said of the 107 locally-transmitted cases, 76 were Malaysians while the rest were foreigners.

“Sabah topped the numbers at 97, followed by Kedah (8); two each in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor; and one each in Pahang and Johor.

“Of the 97 cases in Sabah, 74 came from Bangau-Bangau Cluster, involving 48 Malaysians and 26 foreigners. To-date, this cluster has contributed to 134 positive cases, with 90 Malaysians and 44 Philippine nationals,” Dr Noor Hisham said.

With the 111 new cases recorded today, the total number of infections in the country has reached 10,687 since the outbreak began.

MOH also announced that 30 more patients have recovered and were discharged from hospitals, bringing the rate of recovery to 9,696 cases.

No deaths were reported by the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC), bringing the cumulative death cases in the country to 133.

Four patients are currently being treated in the intensive care unit including three that requires ventilator support. — DayakDaily