COVID-19: Malaysia records seven new cases, first single digit increase – Health DG


Malaysia has recorded its first single digit COVID-19 rise when only seven cases were recorded, the lowest daily increase so far.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this brings the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases to 8,329 in which 20 patients recovered and were discharged.

He said this takes the number of COVID-19 infectivity cases to 1,518 and they are isolated and given treatment.

“From the seven new cases reported, two cases were imported infection while five cases were from local transmission among Malaysians,” he told the daily COVID-19 media conference  here today.

He added that there were no fatalities recorded today and the cumulative death toll stays at 117 cases or 1.4 per cent of the overall cases.