Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. Photo: Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Sixty new positive Covid-19 cases were reported in Malaysia today, including seven imported infections, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said this brought the cumulative figure for Covid-19 cases to 7,245.

The 60 cases reported as at noon today are higher than the 48 new cases reported over the same 24-hour period yesterday.  

“The number of active Covid-19 cases with infectivity is 1,185. Of the 60 new cases reported, seven are imported cases who were infected overseas.

“Of the 53 local transmissions, 44 cases are foreigners, including 27 at the Immigration Detention Centre (DTI) in Semenyih and six from a new cluster at the DTI in Sepang,” he said in a statement here today.

Dr Noor Hisham said another 33 cases had recovered and were discharged today, bringing the total number of recoveries to 5,945, or 82.1 per cent of the positive cases. – Bernama