A total of 95 new COVID-19 positive cases were recorded today, taking the cumulative number of cases in Malaysia to 10,147, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
However, after 17 straight days of no fatality, one death was recorded today to take the death toll to 129.
He said that of the 95 new cases, 91 were locally transmitted and four imported, while the overall tally of infectivity cases was 754.
He said of the local transmission cases, 68 involved Malaysians and 23 foreigners.
“Ninety of the cases were from Sabah, of which 76 (20 foreigners) were detected from the screening of the Benteng LD Cluster; four (one foreigner) from the Pulau Cluster; three from the Selamat Cluster; and three (one foreigner) Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) patients at the Lahad Datu Hospital,” he said in a statement.