PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 11 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (Aug 10), bringing total infections in the country to 9,094.
Out of the 11 new cases, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said five were imported cases, while the rest were local transmissions.
The five imported cases consist of five Malaysians who were returning from Australia, Japan and Singapore.
On the six local transmissions, Dr Noor Hisham said five involved Malaysians and one involved a foreigner, who was screened at the workplace in Selangor.
For the local transmission cases that involved Malaysians, three were from the Kurau cluster in Perak, one was from Johor and another from Melaka.
No new cases were recorded for the Sivagangga cluster in Kedah on Monday.
"There is one positive Covid-19 case that is being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and no case required ventilator support," he said in a press conference on Monday.
He also said that there were currently 166 active cases in the country.
Dr Noor Hisham added that 19 patients have been discharged bringing the total cumulative discharged cases to 8,803.
He also said no death was recorded, keeping the death toll at 125 cases.