COVID-19: Record low of one new case, no local transmission – Health DG


Malaysia has hit new milestones in the fight against COVID-19, with just one new case reported today but without local transmissions, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said the single case today is the lowest ever in the second wave of the pandemic, bringing the cumulative figure to 8,640 cases.

“We are delighted to announce that there was no local transmission reported today.

“The only case reported today was an imported case who was infected in Turkey. Congratulations to all, especially the Malaysian community, for this achievement,” he said at a COVID-19 media briefing here today.

Dr Noor Hisham said 21 cases had recovered and were discharged today, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,375.