Malaysia sees 11 new cases of Covid-19, new cluster Semenyih Immigration depot 2 detected

The statistics of the Covid-19 situation in Malaysia as at September 4. Source: Ministry of Health Malaysia.

By Adrian Lim

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4: Malaysia registered 11 new positive cases of Covid-19 today.

The information was revealed by Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a press statement.

He said that out of the 11 new cases, four cases were local transmission while the remaining seven cases were imported.

With the extra 11 new cases, Dr Noor Hisham added the number of cumulative Covid-19 cases in Malaysia has risen to 9,385 cases.

“From the four local transmission cases, three involved Malaysian citizens and one non-citizen.

“There was one new case from the Telaga cluster in Kedah, one case from the Semenyih Immigration depot 2 cluster in Selangor and one case from the Semenyih Immigration depot 2 in Negri Sembilan,” he said in a statement.

Dr Noor Hisham said there was a new cluster called the Semenyih Immigration Depot 2 being identified.

For the imported cases, he said it involved two Malaysian citizens and five non-citizens.

Dr Noor Hisham revealed that there were five from India, one from Saudi Arabia and one from the United Kingdom, all of them who arrived in Kuala Lumpur.

He added that there were nine patients who recovered and were discharged from the hospitals.

Dr Noor Hisham said there were 165 active cases in the country while four patients were being treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of health facilities and three patients were on ventilators.

He said there were no new deaths reported. — DayakDaily