Malaysia’s COVID-19 Cases Breach 11,000 Mark


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The health ministry reported 115 new Covid-19 infections in Malaysia as of noon today, raising the total number of cases to 11,034.

The number of active cases increased to 1,011, breaching the 1,000 mark for the first time since mid-June. The total number of deaths remained at 134, as no new deaths were reported today.

This is the second consecutive day of three-digit cases, and all but three of the 115 new cases were due to local transmissions. They involved 98 Malaysians and 14 foreigners.

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The three imported cases involved one citizen and two non-citizens who had returned from India, the ministry said in a statement.

Sabah continued to account for the largest portion of infections at 98, followed by Selangor (10 cases), Melaka (one case), Terengganu (one case), Kedah (one case) and Labuan (one case).

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Author: Ahmad Naqib Idrus
Publication: The Edge Markets
Title: Malaysia’s Covid-19 cases breach 11,000 mark after 115 new infections reported

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