PUTRAJAYA NOV. 4: Malaysia has recorded 1,032 new COVID-19 cases today bringing the cumulative total to 35,425 with 10,339 still active and have been isolated and treated in the hospitals nationwide.
Eight death cases had brought the death toll to 271 (0.8%) from the cumulative total while 82 had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with 27 needed respiratory aids.
Director General of Health, Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said, the states that have been put under Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) namely Sabah is still with the highest number of cases (648) or 62.6%, Klang Valley (244) or 23.6%, Labuan (28) or 2.7% from the number of daily cases today.
He added. 820 patients have been discharged bringing the cumulative total to 24,815 or 70.1%.
Dr. Noor Hisham said, 98 cases or 9.5% were related to the prison clusters and temporary detainee centres namely Sandakan Prison 34 cases, Kepayan Prison (24), Seberang Perai Prison (16), Rumah Merah (11) Tembok (8) and Benteng PK (5).
He said, out of the new cases three were imported involving India (1), Singapore (1) and Philippines (1).
“From the densely populated areas that have been put under CMCO, Kuala Lumpur has recorded only seven cases today while Putrajaya four and Selangor has 231 being the second highest behind Sabah with 646 cases,” said Dr. Noor Hisham at his daily press conference held here today.
The other states namely Negeri Sembilan had 44 cases, Labuan (28) ,Kedah (25) ,Penang (23) ,Sarawak (9) Perak (6), Terengganu (3), and Johor (1).
Meanwhile the six new clusters formed include Sandakan Prison, Dialysis in Sandakan and Lahad Datu in Sabah, Sepanggar in Kota Kinabalu District and Gading in Putrajaya and Seremban District in Negeri Sembilan, Aero in Petaling District, Selangor and Lengkuk cluster in Sepang District in Selangor, Seremban District, Port Dickson and Rembau, Negeri Sembilan. –Malaysia World News