Health DG: Covid-19 infectivity rate now down to 0.99 from 1.17 in January

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's Covid-19 infectivity rate – known as R0 (pronounced R-naught) – has come down to 0.99, says Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He uploaded a graph of the national R0 levels on Facebook on Thursday (Sept 2), which indicated that the highest value recorded this year was 1.17 on Jan 16.

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