Health Ministry: Six new Covid-19 cases for 9,397 total, no new deaths recorded Sunday (Sept 6)

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  • Sunday, 06 Sep 2020

PETALING JAYA: Six new Covid-19 cases have been reported involving three imported cases and three local transmissions today (Sept 6), bringing the total infection to 9,397 cases.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) said the imported cases involved two foreigners from Indonesia and one from Bangladesh.

“The imported cases all happened in Kuala Lumpur.

“As for the three local transmission cases, two came from the Benteng LD (Lahad Datu) cluster in Sabah.

“Another case involved a patient with a severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) and was identified at a healthcare facility in Penang.

“The patient is now being treated at Hospital Pulau Pinang,” he said in a statement here Saturday (Sept 6).

At present, Dr Noor Hisham said six patients were still being treated at intensive care units and three of them require a ventilator.

He also said that there were no fatalities, with the death toll remaining at 128.

He urged Malaysians to continue practising strict hand hygiene, maintain social distancing and adhere strictly to the standard operating procedures as part of the new norms in life.

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