Sat, 06 Mar 2021

Malaysia reports 3,211 new COVID-19 cases

15 Jan 2021, 23:18 GMT+10

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 15 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported 3,211 new COVID-19 infections, the health ministry said on Friday, bringing the national total to 151,066.

Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press statement that five of the new cases are imported and 3,206 are local transmissions.

Eight more deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll to 586.

Another 1,939 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total cured and discharged to 115,227, or 76.3 percent of all cases.

Of the remaining 35,253 active cases, 204 are being held in intensive care units and 87 of those are in need of assisted breathing. (ANI/Xinhua)

More Malaysia News

Access More

Sign up for Malaysia News

a daily newsletter full of things to discuss over drinks.and the great thing is that it's on the house!