Kuala Lumpur – Malaysian authorities reported seven new cases of the Corona virus (COVID-19) a day, with no additional deaths. It has been two days in a row that Malaysia has reported a new Corona case with only one digit.
As reported by local Malaysian media, The Star, Tuesday (06/09/2020), Director General of Health at the Malaysian Ministry of Health, Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, said that of the seven new cases, six of them were cases of import or transmission that occurred in overseas.
It is known that on Monday (8/6) yesterday, Malaysian authorities also reported seven new cases a day. Thus, for the past two days, the number of new Corona cases in Malaysia has only been one digit, or below 10.
The total number of Corona virus cases in Malaysia currently reaches 8,336 cases.
In the latest announcement, Dr. Noor Hisham reported no deaths from the Corona virus in the past 24 hours. It also said that for three consecutive days, Malaysian authorities reported zero deaths in the country. Total deaths due to Corona in this country reached 117 people.
Dr Noor Hisham also announced that 281 Corona patients had recovered and were discharged from hospitals and quarantine facilities within the past 24 hours. This figure is the highest number for Corona patient return in a day in Malaysia.
So far, a total of 6,975 Corona virus patients have been confirmed cured in Malaysia. The cure rate for Corona virus in Malaysia now stands at 83.7 percent of the total positive cases.
Around 1,244 active cases of Corona are currently undergoing treatment at local medical facilities. Of that number, at least six patients were treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), with only one patient using a ventilator.
Malaysia will soon terminate the conditional movement control order (MCO) which took effect on May 4. Starting Wednesday (10/6) tomorrow, Malaysia will enter the recovery phase of the MCO, which will last until August 31 with more restrictions being relaxed.