Health Ministry: 111 new Covid-19 cases with 97 from Sabah, no deaths


PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia confirmed 111 Covid-19 infections on Friday (Sept 25), making this the second time in a week that the number of new cases is in triple figures.

Sabah recorded the highest number of new cases with 97 new infections, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a statement Friday (Sept 25).

The Bangau-Bangau cluster in Semporna had a spike of 74 new infections, bringing its total to 134 cases.

The Benteng Lahad Datu (LD) cluster, the country's biggest active cluster, had an additional 13 new cases. In total, the cluster has produced 743 cases.

In Kedah, the Sungai cluster saw another seven new cases.

Dr Noor Hisham said of the country's 111 new cases, 107 are local transmissions while four are import cases.

Malaysia's cumulative total of cases since the outbreak began is now 10,687.

The country also discharged 30 Covid-19 patients, which means the total number of people who have recovered so far is 9,696 or 90.7%.

There were no new fatalities with the death toll remaining at 133.

The number of active cases in the country is now 858.

Four people are under intensive care, with three of them requiring ventilator support.

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