Covid-19: 70 new cases, death toll at 109 as at May 11

  • Nation
  • Monday, 11 May 2020

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia reported 70 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (May 11), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 6,726.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) said out of the new cases, 31 were foreigners. There were 13 imported cases, while the rest were local transmissions.

“There are currently 20 patients being treated at intensive care units (ICUs) with seven on ventilator support," he said at his daily Covid-19 briefing.

Dr Noor Hisham said 88 patients were discharged in the same 24-hour span, which brings the number of recovered patients to 5,113 since the outbreak began.

The country's Covid-19 recovery rate is now at 76% out of the total number of positive cases.

There are 1,504 active cases being treated at the country’s health facilities at present.

There was one new death reported, bringing the death toll to 109.

The latest fatality was a 63-year-old Malaysian man (case 6,657) who had a history of cancer and diabetes.

He was admitted to Hospital Kuala Lumpur on May 8 and died on May 10.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Did you find this article insightful?


92% readers found this article insightful

Next In Nation

Economy will take time to recover, lockdown is last resort, says Azmin
Covid-19: Sarawak records 120 new cases, two deaths on Monday (Jan 25)
Covid-19: Cases up by 3,048, bringing total to 186,849 (updated daily)
Covid-19: 3,048 new cases, 11 fatalities bring death toll to 689
Ismail Sabri: 717 arrested for violating SOP on Sunday (Jan 24), many failed to observe social distancing
Health Ministry says govt not keen to implement MCO for a long period
Taiping Prison, staff quarters under enhanced MCO from Jan 26-Feb 8
Businessman Datuk pleads not guilty to criminal intimidation, hurting wife
Ku Nan's appeal against conviction in RM2mil graft case fixed for hearing in April
Covid-19: Lackadaisical attitude of public leads to MCO violations despite rising number of cases

Stories You'll Enjoy