COVID-19: 333 recoveries, 11 new cases recorded today – Health DG


A total of 333 individuals have recovered and were discharged today, bringing the total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 to 7,733 or 90.9% of total cumulative cases.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (picture) said of the recovered cases, 307 were non-citizens while 26 were locals.

As of noon today, 11 new cases have been reported, bringing the cumulative figure for COVID-19 positive cases in Malaysia to 8,505.

According to him, the total number of active cases with infectivity, stands at 651 and all the cases have been isolated for further treatment.

On the newly reported cases, he said, one was an imported case involving a Malaysian who contracted the virus while abroad.

“Of the 10 local transmissions, six are foreigners while four are local citizens,” he said in a statement today.