Another 14 Covid-19 positive cases, 13 of them being local transmissions, were reported in the country today, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.
He said this brings the cumulative total of positive Covid-19 cases in Malaysia to 8,999, with 210 being active cases.
All 13 local transmissions today involved Malaysians, namely 11 from the Sivagangga cluster and two screening cases at the Labuan International Ferry Terminal.
“The first of the two (Sabah) cases involves a student who arrived from Sandakan for studies in Labuan while the second is from Penampang who was in Labuan for a holiday with family members,” he said in a statement.
The sole import case, meanwhile, involved a Filipino who got infected abroad, he added.
Today, 17 persons were declared as recovered from Covid-19, which means that a cumulative total of 8,664 or 96.3 percent of Covid-19 patients have recovered so far.
There are now two Covid-19 patients in the ICU, with one requiring respiratory support.
There have been no new deaths recorded as a result of Covid-19, which means that the death toll is still at 125 cases or 1.39 percent.