KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 95 new COVID-19 cases, the health ministry said on Friday, bringing the national total to 10,147.
Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press statement that four of the new cases are imported and 91 are local transmissions, most from the cluster involving police detention centers and jails in the eastern state of Sabah.
Another 14 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total cured and discharged to 9,264, or 91.3 percent of all cases.
Of the remaining 754 active cases, 11 are being held in intensive care units and two of those are in need of assisted breathing.
One new death was reported, bringing the total tally to 129.