50 new Covid-19 cases today: Noor Hisham (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: 50 new cases of Covid-19 were detected today bringing the total number of cases nationwide to 7,050 cases

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah announced the numbers during his daily briefing today, further adding that the number of active cases in the country is currently at 1,149.

Hisham also shared that 90 people were discharged today bringing the total of recoveries in the country to 5,796, which makes up 82.1% of the total infection cases in the country.

Hisham shared that out of the 50 cases that were reported today, 3 were import cases and 41 cases were non-Malaysian citizens.

“34 cases were detected in an immigration depot in Bukit Jalil and these people have been in detention since before the Movement Control Order (MCO) was imposed on March 18,” Hisham said.

He mentioned that as of today, 10 cases are being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and out of that number, 7 of them require respiratory aid.

Hisham also shared that there were no deaths today which maintains the number of death in the country at 114 which makes up to 1.61% of the overall number of infections.