M'sia records 69 sporadic cases, origin unknown, says Noor Hisham



CORONAVIRUS | Malaysia recorded 69 Covid-19 sporadic cases so far in which its origin and source of infection are unknown, Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.

He said the results were obtained from 8,025 tests done for sporadic infections through influenza-like-illness and severe acute respiratory infection patients with the remaining 7,956 test results turning out negative.

“We have sporadic cases but not much is known about its origin and source of infection," Noor Hisham said in the Health Ministry's daily media conference in Putrajaya today.

"There were some cases which appeared to be sporadic cases but when tracing its history, either the Sri Petaling (tabligh) or the church gathering in Kuching, they turned out not to be (sporadic) as we could not trace its origin.

“We have 69 of such cases in which we cannot trace the source of infection.”

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