COVID-19: Four new cases, all imported – Health DG


Only four new COVID-19 infections were reported in Malaysia today and all are imported cases, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (picture).

He said this brings the cumulative figure of cases to 8,729, including 83 active cases with infectivity.

“The four new cases were infected overseas, involving three Malaysians and a non-citizen (resident or allowed to enter Malaysia for work purposes),” he said at a press conference on COVID-19 here today.

Dr Noor Hisham also said four cases had recovered and were discharged today, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,524.

Six COVID-19 cases are still being treated at the Intensive Care Unit, with two requiring ventilator support, he added.