Covid-19: 98% of New Cases on Tuesday (Nov 9) are in Categories One and Two, Says Health DG

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Of the 5,403 new Covid-19 daily cases reported on Tuesday (Nov 9), 98.1% (5,301 cases) are in categories one and two, says Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The remaining 1.9% or 102 cases were in categories three, four and five, he added.

“There were 545 patients being treated in the intensive care unit (ICU), with 270 of them requiring respiratory assistance. Twenty-five of the cases reported today were imported,” he said in a statement.

He added there were 5,311 Covid-19 recoveries reported today, taking the total number of recovered cases to 2,425,054.

He said five new clusters were identified in Negri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor, Kuala Lumpur and Perak, with four of them involving workplaces and one a higher educational institution.

Detailed information about the Covid-19 situation in Malaysia will be uploaded on the COVIDNOW website at https://covidnow.moh.gov.my and the data would be updated at midnight every day. – Bernama

Source: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/11/09/covid-19-98-of-new-cases-on-tuesday-nov-9-are-in-categories-one-and-two-says-health-dg

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