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A total of 563 new Covid-19 cases were announced at today’s press conference held by Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
This brings the number of active cases to 5,039, all of which are isolated in the hospitals. Our total number of Covid-19 cases until today is 16,220 cases.
Of the new cases today, 291 are from Sabah. In Penang, 141 new cases were detected in a prison cluster.
Within the Klang Valley, Selangor sees 69 new cases, while KL sees 28 new cases.
Of the new cases today, 498 of the cases are Malaysians, while 64 cases are non-Malaysians. Only 1 was an imported case from a travelling Malaysian returning from Indonesia.
Today, 109 cases have recovered but there has been 2 additional deaths.
This means that as of today, 159 people in Malaysia have succumbed to Covid-19 and 11,022 have recovered.
Regarding new clusters, 6 were detected in total; 2 in KL, while Sabah, Selangor, Johor, and Putrajaya had a new cluster each.
As to why such a drastic move was taken in putting the Klang Valley under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), Dr Noor Hisham noted that there has been a consistent increase in cases all across the Klang Valley, and they cannot wait for yellow zones to turn red before taking action.
Terkini #COVID19Malaysia 12 Okt 2020— KKMalaysia🇲🇾 (@KKMPutrajaya) October 12, 2020
Jumlah kes sembuh= 11,022 kes
Kes positif= 563
(kes import=1, kes tempatan=562)
Jumlah positif= 16,220 kes
Jumlah kes kematian= 159 kes
Kes dirawat di ICU= 98 kes
Bantuan Alat Pernafasan= 29 kes pic.twitter.com/Gp0eXuAPhz
PECAHAN KES BAHARU (563)— KKMalaysia🇲🇾 (@KKMPutrajaya) October 12, 2020
-28 kes kluster sedia ada
-4 kluster Kolong (baharu)
-259 kes dari lain-lain saringan COVID-19 pic.twitter.com/ffxjolKYF0
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