Covid-19: 31 new cases, 60 recoveries, no deaths

PUTRAJAYA (May 20): Thirty-one new positive Covid-19 cases were reported in Malaysia today, bringing the cumulative total to 7,009 cases, including 1,189 which are active, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

“Ten of the new confirmed patients are imported cases while 21 are local transmissions, 10 of whom are foreigners,” he told a daily news conference on Covid-19 here today.

A total of 60 fully recovered patients were discharged today, bringing the cumulative figure for recoveries to 5,706 or 81.4% of the total number of positive cases.

Noor Hisham said the number of recoveries was nearly double the number of new cases reported.

No fatalities were reported in the same 24-hour period, keeping the death toll at 114 or 1.63% of the total number of cases.

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