There is 20 new cases of COVID-19 infections have been reported. Close contacts for this case are also being identified and close contact tracking activities are still underway so the cause of this infection can be identified.

With the addition of 20 new cases, bringing the cumulative number of COVID-19 positive cases in Malaysia is 149. Of these amounts:

  • 22 cases were detected among Patient-Under-Investigation (PUI) COVID-19 infections;
  • 124 cases of close contacts;
  • one (1) case of severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) through COVID-19 surgeries; and
  • two (2) more cases from the Humanitarian Aid Mission

To date, two (2) cases have been reported to be in the Intensive Care Unit and need respiratory assistance but are in stable condition. Of the two (2) cases, one (1) case is being treated at Sungai Buloh Hospital, while another (1) case is being treated at Sultanah Aminah Hospital, Johor Bharu.