The Health Ministry registered 48 new cases of Covid-19 as of noon today, bringing the tally of confirmed infections in the country to 7,185 and with active infectivity cases now at 1,158.
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that out of the 48 cases, four were imported cases who contracted the virus abroad while 44 more were local transmissions.
“Of the 44 local transmissions, 25 were non-Malaysians, of which 21 were detected at the Immigration Detention Depot in Semenyih,” he said at the daily Covid-19 media briefing today.
He said there were 53 recoveries recorded today, bringing the number of those fully recovered and discharged to 5,912 cases (82.3 percent).
He added that nine Covid-19 cases were being treated at intensive care units, with five requiring breathing assistance.
Dr Noor Hisham said there were no fatalities reported overnight, which retained the country’s death toll at 115 cases or 1.61 percent of the total number of cases.