Covid-19: 15 New Cases Today

PUTRAJAYA: Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said 15 new Covid-19 infections were reported, while 21 patients have recovered and discharged as of noon today.

Of the new cases, he said two were imported while the rest were local transmissions involving non-Malaysians.

He said the imported cases were two Malaysians who recently returned from Singapore and Indonesia respectively.

“For the 13 local transmissions, one was from a pre-operation screening at Serdang Hospital and 12 were linked to the Pedas cluster in Negri Sembilan.

“The 12 are four Bangladeshis, three Indonesians, two Nepalis, two from Myanmar and two Cambodians who were tested positive during the second swab test at the quarantine centre,” he said at the daily Covid-19 press conference, here, today.

Currently, two patients are being treated at the intensive care unit and none required ventilator support.

No new deaths linked to Covid-19 were reported today and the death toll remained at 121.

Total Covid-19 cases in Malaysia stood at 8,587 while recovery cases at 8,177.


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