COVID-19: 84 recoveries, 57 new cases, 2 deaths today – Dr Noor Hisham


The COVID-19 new positive cases in the country remain in double digits with another 57 cases recorded as at noon today, bringing the tally to 6,002 cases. 

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (picture) said of the new cases, 25 are imported while the remaining are local transmissions.

He said today also recorded 84 new recoveries and have been discharged, taking the total of recovered patients to 4,171 or 69.5 per cent of the total cases, while 36 are currently being treated at the intensive care units with 14 of them on ventilators.

“The total number of  COVID-19 active infectivity cases is 1,729 cases. They have been isolated and given treatment,” he told the daily COVID-19 media briefing today.

Dr Noor Hisham also said two deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the COVID-19 death toll in the country to 102 cases or 1.7 per cent of the total positive cases.