Covid-19: Five new cases, no deaths

Modified 3 Jul 2020, 10:23 am

CORONAVIRUS | There were five new cases of Covid-19 as of noon today with nine recoveries, bringing the total number of active cases to 81.

All new cases today involved Malaysians, three of whom were imported cases.

The two local infections were detected during pre-referral screenings at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Sabah.

Overall there are 8,648 cases in total.

No new deaths were reported, with the death toll still standing at 121.

Two of the active cases are under intensive care and require ventilators, said health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Meanwhile, the Sri Petaling cluster now has only two active cases left.

This was the largest cluster of infections which had 3,375 cases in total at its peak.

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