Covid-19: Only One New Case

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Malaysia recorded only one new Covid-19 case today, the lowest figure since March, bringing the accumulated number of positive cases to 8,640, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the new case is an imported one involving a Malaysian returning from abroad.

“The imported case involves a 21-year-old Malaysian who returned from Turkey and has no symptoms of Covid-19 infection.


“There were no local transmissions among Malaysians today,” he told a press conference this evening.

With this, Dr Noor Hisham said that the total number of active Covid-19 cases is now 141.

He also added that 21 patients had recovered and were discharged from hospital today.

“This brings the total number of recovered cases to 8,375 or 1.4% of the total Covid-19 cases,” he said.

He also said no deaths were recorded for the 17th consecutive day, which leaves the number of Covid-19 fatalities for Malaysia at 121.

“Four patients are currently being treated in the Intensive Care Unit, of which two have been placed on ventilators,” he added.