COVID-19: Seven new cases – Health DG

by BERNAMA / pic by BERNAMA

Seven new positive cases of COVID-19, including six imported cases, were reported in Malaysia today, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (picture).

He said this brings the cumulative figure for positive cases to 8,725, with 83 being active cases with infectivity.

“The six imported cases, who were infected overseas, comprise two Malaysians and four non-citizens (residents or those allowed to enter Malaysia for work purposes).

“The sole case of local transmission involves a Malaysian, from the Novgorod PUI (patient under investigation) Cluster,” he said in a statement today.

Dr Noor Hisham said another case had recovered and was discharged today, bringing the cumulative figure for recoveries to 8,520, or 97.7 per cent of the total number of cases.