Covid-19: 21 new cases bring total infections to 8,861, death toll remains at 123

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  • Friday, 24 Jul 2020

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia reported 21 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (July 24), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 8,861.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were three recoveries, bringing the total to 8,577.

In a statement, he said of the 21 new positive cases, five were imported cases, involving three Malaysians and two non-Malaysians.

They were infected abroad - Singapore, Australia, the Philippines, Pakistan and Qatar.

The others were 16 local transmissions involving 13 Malaysians and three non-Malaysians.

Five Covid-19 patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU), with two of them on ventilators.

He said no death was recorded, keeping the death toll at 123 cases.

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