KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 — Malaysia recorded 38 new Covid-19 infection cases today, 26 of which are considered imported cases affecting people who were infected abroad, according to the Ministry of Health (MOH).
In his daily media briefing today, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah also said 51 patients have recovered and were discharged from hospitals today, bringing the total number of discharged persons to 6,404.
No new deaths were recorded up till noon today.
“Until 12pm of June 1, there are 38 new cases reported, and this puts the number of Covid-19 positive cases in Malaysia at 7,857,” Dr Noor Hisham said.
He added that of today’s 12 new cases involving local transmission, six of the infected are Malaysians and the other half involved foreigners.
He said that the number of active Covid-19 cases now stand at 1,338.
“Up till now, eight ovid-19 positive cases are being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Of this number, two case are in need of ventilators.
“It is to be noted that there are no deaths linked to Covid-19, reported today. Therefore, the total number of Covid-19 cumulative death cases in Malaysia remains at 1.46 per cent of the total number of cases,” he added.