Covid-19: No deaths for 10th straight day, 38 new cases – 26 imported

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 38 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (June 1), bringing the total number of infections to 7,857 cases.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said out of the 38 news cases, 26 were imported.

He said the 26 imported cases were of infections that happened abroad, while the 12 local transmitted cases involved six foreigners and six Malaysians.

He added that the country saw no Covid-19 deaths for the 10 consecutive day, keeping the death toll at 115.

Dr Noor Hisham also said 51 patients had recovered with total of 6,404 patients discharged since the Covid-19 outbreak began.

Malaysia’s Covid-19 recovery rate is now a 81.51% out of the total number of positive cases.

There are now 1,338 active cases being treated at the country’s health facilities at present.

Currently, there are eight patients being treated at intensive care units (ICU), with two of them on ventilator support.

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