Covid-19: 71 New Cases, Two Deaths

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New Covid-19 cases creep up again but still below full recoveries.

The Health director-general reported 71 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients today, after days of promising drops in fresh infections.

The total number of cases now stands at 5,603.

According to Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, 90 more former Covid-19 patients have fully recovered and been discharged as of noon today, taking the total number of discharged patients to 3,542.

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“As seen from the recent trend, the number of cases discharged today continued to outpace new infections reported,” he said.

He also reported two more Covid-19 deaths, however, including one medical worker.

The death toll stands at 95, while the number of active cases stands at 1,966.