Covid-19: Two new cases, both locally transmitted

PETALING JAYA: Two new Covid-19 positive cases were recorded today, bringing the total number of infections detected in the country to 9,001.

Meanwhile, no deaths were reported today, leaving the death toll at 125.

Health Director General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement today made the announcement, adding that both of the new cases were from local transmissions.

“Both cases are from local transmissions involving Malaysians. One case is from the Sivagangga cluster in Kedah, while the other is a student from Labuan.

“There were no imported cases today,” he said.

Noor Hisham said four cases were discharged yesterday bringing the total the total number of patients to have recovered to 8,668.

“This leaves a total of 208 active Covid-19 cases in Malaysia.

“Only one of these patients is being treated in an intensive care unit, with none needing ventilator assistance,” he added.