New Covid-19 cases nationwide surge back into triple digit territory

Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah

KUCHING, Sept 27: The Ministry of Health disclosed that the country recorded 150 new Covid-19 cases today.

Its director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement revealed 146 cases were local transmissions involving 124 Malaysian and 22 foreigners, while four others were imported cases involving three Malaysians and one foreigner.

“Most of the figures were reported in Sabah with 124 cases, followed by 11 cases in Selangor. A total of six cases were also recorded in Kuala Lumpur, four in Pahang, two cases in both Johor and Sarawak, while one case was reported in Melaka.

“This brings the total number of positive cases in the country to 10,919 cases, with 950 active cases” he added.

“One death were also recorded in the country today involving Covid-19, which brings the death toll to a total of 134 (1.23 per cent of overall cases recorded).”

Meanwhile, Dr Noor Hisham noted a total of 50 Covid-19 cases has recovered and been discharged throughout the country, bringing the total number of recovered and discharged cases to 9,835 (90.07 per cent of overall cases recorded).

“Currently, there are six cases of positive Covid-19 cases being treated in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) with four of them requiring respiratory assistance,” he added. — DayakDaily.