PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded eight new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (July 30), bringing the country's total infections to 8,964.
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said three of the new cases were imported, while the remaining cases were local transmissions.
The three new imported cases involved two Malaysians and one foreigner travelling from Kazakhstan, the Philippines and Indonesia.
The five local transmissions all involved Malaysians, with three cases in Sabah, one in Kuala Lumpur and one in Johor.
As of now, there are still 223 active cases.
There are also three patients receiving treatment at intensive care units with one on a ventilator.
Dr Noor Hisham said five patients have also recovered from the disease bringing the number of recoveries to 8,617.
The death toll remains at 124, or 1.38% of the confirmed cases.