Health Ministry: Six new Covid-19 cases, no deaths (updated)

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 09 Jul 2020

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded six Covid-19 cases on Thursday (July 9), taking the total number of infections in the country to 8,683.

All six were imported cases involving five Malaysians and a permanent resident who were infected abroad, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement on Thursday (July 9).

He also said another 13 cases have been discharged, which means 8,499 patients or 97.9% have recovered from Covid-19 since the outbreak began.

There are now only 63 active cases left being treated at health facilities nationwide.

At present, Dr Noor Hashim said that two Covid-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units (ICU) with one requiring ventilator support.

He announced no new deaths, which means the death toll remains at 121 cases.

Dr Noor Hashim also announced that the Covid-19 cluster involving cleaning contractors in Kuala Lumpur has ended.

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