Health Ministry: Confirmed coronavirus cases stay at eight, 17 awaiting lab results

  • Nation
  • Friday, 31 Jan 2020

PUTRAJAYA: The cumulative positive cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in Malaysia remain at eight, all comprising China nationals, says Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pic).

"Three cases are under the 'Patient-Under-Investigation' (PUI) category while the other five cases are close contacts of other positive cases," the Health Minister said at a daily media briefing at the ministry here on Friday (Jan 31).

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