Covid-19: Three new cases – but all imported, says Noor Hisham


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 08 Jul 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia reported three new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (July 8), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 8,677.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said all cases were imported cases involving Malaysians who had caught the virus overseas.

"There are two Covid-19 patients who are being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and one case requires ventilator support," he said during his press briefing on Wednesday (July 8).

Dr Noor Hisham added that five patients have been discharged bringing the total cumulative discharged cases to 8,466.

He added that there are currently 70 active cases being treated at the country’s health facilities.

He also said no death was recorded, keeping the death toll at 121 cases.

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