COVID-19: Five new cases recorded, three local transmissions


Malaysia continues to record new positive COVID-19 cases in single digit today, with five new cases. Three of them are local transmissions and the other two are imported cases.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (picture) said that for the three local transmissions, they involved three Malaysians, namely two pre-surgical screening cases at the Terendak Camp Armed Forces Hospital and one symptomatic screening case at the same hospital.

He said this brought the total number of positive cases to 9,296 and the number of active cases with infectivity to 177.