16 new cases reported, lowest since MCO enforced


The Ministry of Health (MOH)  today announced the lowest daily positive COVID-19 cases recorded since the Movement Control Order (MCO) came into force on March 18 with 16 cases reported as at 12 noon today.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this brings the cumulative total number of cases in the country to 6,742, with 1,410 active cases.

According to him, from the total number of new positive cases, nine involved non-Malaysians.

“From the 16 new cases reported today, three were imported cases while 13 cases were from local infection,” he told the daily COVID-19 media conference here today.

He also said 110 COVID-19 patients had recovered and were discharged today making the cumulative total of full recovery cases to 5,223 which is 77.5 per cent of the overall cases.

In this regard, he said there were no COVID-19 related deaths recorded today, and the death toll from the disease in Malaysia remains at 109 cases.