Covid-19: 58 new cases, new cluster identified in Sabah

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 12 Sep 2020

PETALING JAYA: There were 58 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, a drastic drop from Friday's (Sept 11) 182, says the Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah on Saturday (Sept 12).

A new cluster – called Cluster Laut – has also been identified among the illegal migrants in Kunak, Sabah, centred around an individual who was deported but came back illegally to Sabah to visit his wife.

Five of the new cases reported were imported, with three of them being Malaysians and two foreigners.

There were no new deaths in the past 24 hours.

Dr Noor Hisham said the total number of active cases now was 551, with the death toll remaining at 128.

There were 44 new cases in the Benteng cluster and five new cases among the Sungai cluster.

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