COVID-19: 30 new cases, no deaths: Malaysian Health DG

KUALA LUMPUR (BERNAMA) – The total number of COVID-19 positive cases yesterday reached double digits again with 30 cases reported, bringing the current cumulative total to 7,762 cases, said Malaysian Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said of the 30 cases, three were imported ones who got infected overseas.

“Of the 27 local transmissions, 17 cases involved non-Malaysians and only 10 involved Malaysians,” he told a daily news conference on COVID-19 yesterday.

No deaths were recorded for the eighth consecutive day, thus keeping the death toll at 115.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases with infectivity is 1,317 patients and they have all been isolated and are undergoing treatment.

Dr Noor Hisham also said that 95 patients had recovered and were discharged yesterday, while nine were still being treated in the intensive care units (ICU), with two of them needing ventilator support.