Noor Hisham: Two new Covid-19 clusters in Kedah and Sarawak

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020

Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has reported two new Covid-19 clusters in the country with nine positive cases of Covid-19 detected so far.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the clusters are PUI Sivagangga India in Kedah and Satok in Sarawak.

“The PUI Sivagangga India cluster recorded five positive cases while the Satok cluster reported four positive cases so far, ” he said, adding that active case detection is also ongoing.

Dr Noor Hisham noted that Malaysia has recorded 39 new Covid-19 and six recoveries, bringing the total infection to 8,943 cases as of Tuesday (July 28).

“There are 212 active cases in the country now.

“Of the 39 new infections, 11 were imported cases involving four Malaysians and seven foreigners, ” he said.

From the 28 local cases, he said 22 involved Malaysians and six were foreigners.

At present, Dr Noor Hisham said one patient is being treated at the intensive care unit and requires a ventilator.

He also said that there were no fatalities, with the death toll remaining at 124.

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