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Covid-19 : 38 new cases, but no deaths for 10 straight days – Health DG

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PUTRAJAYA — There have been no COVID-19-related fatalities in the country for 10 straight days since May 23, with the death toll remaining at 115, or 1.46 percent of the total number of cases.

Announcing the latest developments on the virus situation, which has shown encouraging improvement, Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the new cases reported overnight, only six involved Malaysians.

Overall, 38 new cases were recorded over the last 24 hours, bringing the case tally to 7,857 while infectivity cases stood at 1,338, all of whom have been isolated and given treatment.

“Of the new cases, 26 are imported ones who got infected abroad, 12 are local transmissions, six cases involve foreigners while only six were Malaysians,” he said at the daily COVID-19 media briefing here today.

Another 51 patients have recovered and have been discharged, bringing the total number of recoveries to 6,404 cases (81.5 percent), he said.

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