Covid-19: 150 new cases nationwide, one more fatality brings death toll to 134 (updated)


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 150 new Covid-19 cases as of noon Sunday (Sept 27), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 10,919.

Of the new cases, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said 146 were local transmissions and the remaining four were imported.

For the local transmissions, Dr Noor Hisham said 124 cases were from Sabah while the rest were from Selangor (10), Pahang (4), Kuala Lumpur (3), Sarawak (2), Johor (2) and Melaka (one).

Dr Noor Hisham added that 58 cases were detected from the Benteng LD cluster, 20 from the Bangau-Bangau cluster, 13 from the Bakau cluster, and 10 from the Pulau cluster.

He also said there were three new clusters detected – two in Sabah and one in Kuala Lumpur.

"There are six Covid-19 cases being treated in intensive care units (ICU), with four requiring ventilator support," he said in a statement on Sunday.

Dr Noor Hisham also said that there were currently 950 active Covid-19 cases in the country.

He said 50 patients were discharged, bringing the total cumulative number to 9,835.

He also said one new death was recorded, bringing the death toll to 134.

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