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Covid-19: Malaysia records 82 new cases, with 60 from Sabah

22 Sep 2020 / 19:43 H.

PUTRAJAYA: The number of new Covid-19 cases in the country remained at two digits today, with 82 cases reported, of which 60 were recorded in Sabah, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said the 72 locally transmitted and 10 imported cases reported in the past 24 hours took the cumulative total to 10,358 cases.

“The local transmissions involved 60 Malaysians and 12 foreigners.

“As for the 60 cases detected in Sabah, 41 were from the Benteng LD Cluster; six each from the Pulau Cluster and Selamat Cluster; five from the Bangau-Bangau Cluster (new cluster); as well as one each from the community screening and referral screening case at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital,” he told a press conference on the Covid-19 situation here.

He said the latest development also took the overall tally of infectivity cases to 665. -Bernama

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