COVID-19: 47 new cases with 2 imported cases involving citizens from Morocco and Maldives

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PUTRAJAYA SEPT.13:-Forty-seven new COVID-19 cases had been recorded today including two imported cases involving one from the Maldives and the other one from Morocco bringing the cumulative total to 9,915.

Director-General of Health, Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said, seven cases had been discharged, and that had contributed to the cumulative total to 9,196 cases (92.75%).

Dr. Noor Hisham said, 591 cases are still active and under treatment, and from the 45 local transmissions, 28 are Malaysians while 17 cases are involving non-citizens.

The Director-General added, from the 45 cases, 31 were from Sabah out of which 22 were from the Benteng LD Cluster (8 citizens and 14 foreigners); four senior citizens were screened test at the health clinic (3 citizens and 1 foreigner); two were screened test at the quarantine centers (2 foreigners); health screen test involving one citizen; another screen test involving detained person at the Kudat Police District Headquarters (one citizen) and one influenza-like illness (ILI) involving one citizen.

Meanwhile in Kedah 14 cases were detected including 13 from Tawar Cluster (13 citizens) and one from the Sungai Cluster.

According to Dr. Noor Hisham, nine positive COVID-19 cases were admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) out of which four needed respiratory aids.

There is no COVID-19 death case recorded today hence the cumulative total of deaths remain at 128 (1.29% from the total cumulative cases).-Malaysia World News

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