Malaysia records 101 new Covid-19 cases today

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia registered 101 new Covid-19 cases today, raising its tally of infections to 11,135.

According to Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, 61 of the cases are in Sabah, with 51 linked to the Bangau-Bangau cluster.

He said just four of the cases are imported, while 97 are local transmissions.

Meanwhile, 17 cases detected in Peninsular Malaysia over the last 24 hours have a history of travel to Sabah. Selangor registered the highest number of cases at nine.

In his daily Covid-19 press conference in Putrajaya, Dr Noor added that 50 patients were declared cured and discharged from hospitals nationwide today; while no new fatality was reported, keeping the death toll at 134.

He added that 13 patients are in intensive care, with five having been intubated.

By New Straits Times.

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