Kuala Lumpur Post


Covid-19: 1,767 new cases recorded

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia reported 1,767 COVID-19 new cases and 12 fatalities today, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.

In a Twitter post, Dr Noor Hisham said of the new cases, 1,758 were local transmissions while nine more were import cases.

“There were also 1,290 recovery cases reported with the total number of active cases now at 16,300. There are now 199 patients in the intensive care unit, 82 of whom require respiratory aid,” he said.

Dr Noor Hisham said three states recorded a high number of new infections, namely Sarawak with 607 cases, followed by Selangor (483) and Kuala Lumpur (133). – Bernama