Malaysia records 115 new Covid-19 cases, 1,011 active cases


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KUCHING, Sept 28: Malaysia registered a total of 115 new Covid-19 cases today pushing the total number of active Covid-19 cases above the thousand-case mark.

In revealing this, Ministry of Health (MOH) director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, said from the total 115 cases recorded, 112 of the cases were local transmission cases involving 98 Malaysian, and 14 foreigners, while another three are imported cases involving one Malaysian and two foreigners.

“A total of 98 cases were reported in Sabah, followed by 11 cases in Selangor. Other states namely Kedah, Terengganu, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Sarawak recorded one case each.

“This brings the total cumulative number of Covid-19 cases in the country to 11,034, with a total of 1,011 of the cases currently active,” he disclosed in a statement today.

Dr Noor Hisham added there was a total of 54 cases which have recovered and been discharged from hospital today, bringing the cumulative number of recovered and discharged cases in the country to 9,889 (89.62 per cent of overall cases).

“At the moment, eight cases are being treated in Intensive Care Units (ICUs), with five of them requiring respiratory assistance.

“Zero deaths involving Covid-19 were also recorded today, and the death toll remains at 134 cases (1.21 per cent of total cases),” he added. — DayakDaily