Thursday, August 13

Covid-19: 3 new positive cases detected in Malaysia

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One case is imported, while two are local transmissions. The imported case is a returnee from Singapore. File Photo

KUCHING: Malaysia recorded three new positive Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 8,643.

One case is imported, while two are local transmissions. The imported case is a returnee from Singapore.

The local transmission cases consist of one each in Kuala Lumpur and Sabah – both of whom are non-Malaysians, said Ministry of Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement today.

There were no new deaths recorded, as it remains unchanged at 121 cases, he said.

“62 have recovered from the disease and have been discharged today, bringing the number of discharged cases to 8,437. Two are still being treated in the ICU, with both requiring ventilator support,” said Dr Noor Hisham.