Covid-19: 54 New Cases, One More Death

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Another 54 new positive cases, including 45 involving foreigners, were reported today, bringing the tally to 6,589.

“Out of the 54 new patients, one was an imported case. This means local infections accounted for 53, with three detected among clusters and localities under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO),” Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a statement today.

“With that, the total number active of cases still with the Covid-19 infectivity is at 1,552 cases.

Another 65 cases have recovered and were discharged today, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,929.

The cumulative figure of Covid-19 cases which have recovered has hit 74.8 percent of the total number of positive cases.

Eighteen Covid-19 patients are currently warded in intensive care units with six of them requiring breathing assistance.

Another fatality was reported today, bringing the death toll to 108.

The latest death was a 74-year-old who had a history of autoimmune diseases, hypertension and thyroid.