COVID-19: Only 19 new cases, no deaths – Health DG


The number of new COVID-19 cases in the country today remained at double digits at 19 with no deaths reported, said Health director-general of Health Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (picture).

He said the death tolls from the virus stood at 117 or 1.4% of the total number of cases.

Of the 19 new cases, six were imported cases and another 13 were local transmissions.

“For local transmissions, two cases involve foreigners while 11 cases are Malaysians,” he said at a COVID-19 daily media conference here today.

He said this brought the cumulative figure for COVID-19 cases to 8,322 while the number of active COVID-19 cases with infectivity stood at 1,531 cases and they were isolated and treated.