Covid-19: 312 cases are still under treatment, 24 new cases

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PUTRAJAYA: The new COVID-19 cases had dropped to 24 compared to 100 aday before with six imported and 18 others from local transmissions bringing the cumulative total to 9,583.

Director General of Health, Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said, the six imported cases were affecting three Malaysians and the others non-citizens.

They include two cases from Bangladesh, one from China, one from Indonesia, one from Singapore and one from South Korea.

Dr. Noor Hisham said, the imported cases involving non-citizens entered Malaysia before the restriction was enforced on September 7 and they include two from Bangladesh (Sept.6) and was screened test on the same day; one from China (Sept.5) and was tested on Sept.6.

“They were tested positive COVID-19 and similarly with the imported cases reported on Sept.8,” said Dr. Noor Hisham in a statement here yesterday.

Meanwhile, the 18 local transmissions included two non-citizens and 16 affecting Malaysians and they were 16 cases in Kedah out of which 13 from Sungai Cluster; one from TawarCluster; one from Telaga Cluster and one detected from a screen test with symptoms at Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital and two in Sabah from Benteng LD Cluster.

In another development, Dr. Noor Hisham said, 312 cases are still under treatment while seven have been discharged bringing the cumulative total to 9.143 cases (95.4%) and no death recorded and the cumulative total remains at 128 cases.. –Malaysia World News

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