Malaysia reports 89 new Covid cases

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 30 : Malaysia confirmed 89 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday, taking the total tally in the country to 11,224, health officials said.

In a statement, Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the country's 89 new cases, 86 are local transmissions while three are import cases.

On Wednesday, Malaysia also discharged 28 patients, which means the total of recoveries is 9,967, or at a rate of 88.8 per cent, the star reported.

The total number of active cases in the country has now gone up to 1,121 cases.

Currently, 16 people are being treated at intensive care units, with three of them requiring ventilator support.

Dr Noor Hisham also announced two deaths, taking the Covid-19 toll to 136.

The two deaths are detected in Sabah and Kedah.



Source: IANS