COVID-19: 375 cases reported, all states except Perlis record new cases


All states except Perlis recorded new positive COVID-19 cases today bringing the total number of new cases to 375, including the emergence of five new clusters, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Dr Noor Hisham said of the total, 371 were local transmissions and the other four were imported cases, with the highest number recorded in Sabah at 271 cases.

“Of the 371 cases of local transmission, 342 cases involved Malaysians and another 29 cases were foreigners while all imported cases involved foreigners travelling from India (two cases) and Belgium (two cases),” he said in his daily press conference regarding the COVID-19 situation via Facebook today.

This brings the total number of positive cases to 14,368 with the total number of active COVID-19 cases with infectivity at 3,703, he said.

Meanwhile, there are 18 recovered cases reported, bringing the cumulative number of fully recovered cases to 10,519 or 73.21 per cent of the total number of cases.