Nine (9) new cases of positive Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been reported to the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Center (CPRC). With the addition of nine (9) new cases, it brings the cumulative number of COVID-19 positive cases in Malaysia to 158 cases. 

Of these cases:

    • 26 cases were detected among Patient-Under-Investigation (PUI) COVID-19 infection
    • 127 cases from close contacts
    • two (2) cases of severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) through COVID-19 surgeries
    • one (1) case of influenza-like-illness (ILI) through COVID-19 surpluses
    • two (2) more cases from the Humanitarian Aid Mission

    As of today, six (6) cases have been recovered. All of these cases were negatively COVID-19 two consecutive times before being allowed to return home. This brings the cumulative number of cases fully recovered from COVID-19 are 32 cases. There are currently three (3) cases being treated at the Intensive Care Unit which requires respiratory assistance and they are in stable condition.