Covid-19: 659 new cases bring total to 31,548, no new deaths

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  • Saturday, 31 Oct 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 659 new cases on Saturday (Oct 31), with Sabah continuing to record the highest number of cases at 529.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country also reported no fatalities, keeping the death toll at 249.

Malaysia also discharged 1,000 patients, the highest so far, which means the total of recoveries is 21,248, or at a rate of 67.4%

The total number of active cases in the country has now gone up to 10,051.

Cumulatively, the country’s total number of cases since the outbreak began in January is 31,548.

Currently, 83 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 19 of them requiring ventilator support.

Aside from the 529 cases in Sabah, Selangor recorded 54 cases, followed by Negri Sembilan (25), Labuan (12), Kuala Lumpur (11), Sarawak (nine), Perak (six), Putrajaya (four), Terengganu (two), Penang (two), Kedah (two), Pahang (one) and Kelantan (one).

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