Covid-19: 31 new cases, no new deaths (updated)

PETALING JAYA: Thirty-one new Covid-19 were reported involving three imported cases on Monday (Sept 14), bringing the total number of infections to 9,946.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the imported cases involved two Malaysians who returned from Indonesia and an Indonesian who entered Malaysia on Aug 31.

“The patients have been admitted to the Sungai Buloh Hospital on the same day for showing symptoms. The second sample test came back positive on Sept 3,” he said.

From the 28 local transmission cases, Dr Noor Hisham said 19 of them were Malaysians while the rest were foreigners.

Sabah recorded the highest number of cases with 23 cases, and 17 of them were linked to the Benteng LD cluster with eight of them being foreigners.

“Negri Sembilan recorded four cases in the Bunga cluster, one of them was a foreigner. Kedah has one positive case from the Sungai cluster,” he added.

There are currently 615 active Covid-19 cases in the country.

Seven patients recovered on Monday, bringing the total number to 9,203 cases or 92.5%.

At present, Dr Noor Hisham said 11 patients are still being treated at intensive care units and five of them require a ventilator.

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

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