Malaysia reports six new COVID-19 cases

KUALA LUMPUR (XINHUA) – Malaysia reported six new COVID-19 infections, bringing the national total to 9,397, the Health Ministry said yesterday.

Malaysian Health Minister Director-General Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press statement that three of the new cases imported and three others local transmissions.

Another two cases have been released, bringing the total cured and discharged to 9,115 or 97 per cent of all cases.

Of the remaining 154 active cases, six are being held in intensive care and three of them are in need of assisted breathing.

No new deaths have been reported, leaving the total deaths at 128.

Malaysian Health Minister Director-General Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah during a press conference. PHOTO: BERNAMA