Covid-19: 39 new cases, death toll remains at 107


PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia reported 39 more Covid-19 cases on Thursday (May 7), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 6,467.

Out of the 39 cases, only one is an imported case while the rest are local transmissions, with eight of them detected at a locality under the enhanced movement control order (MCO).

A total of 74 more patients were discharged in the same 24-hour span, which means 4,776 patients have recovered from Covid-19 since the outbreak began.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this at the Health Ministry’s daily Covid-19 media briefing on Thursday.

Malaysia’s Covid-19 recovery rate is now at 73.9% out of the total number of positive cases.

There are only 1,584 active cases being treated at the country’s health facilities at present.

There are currently 19 patients being treated at intensive care units (ICU) with eight on ventilator support.

No new deaths were reported, which means the country's death toll remains at 107.

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