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With Only 16 New Cases, Malaysia Sees Lowest Daily Covid-19 Cases Since MCO

With Only 16 New Cases, Malaysia Sees Lowest Daily Covid-19 Cases Since MCO

Kirat Kaur

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Just as Malaysia enters a new phase of the Conditional Movement Control (CMCO), we’re greeted with good news.

At the daily Covid-19 press conference on 12th May, Health Director General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah revealed that Malaysia records 16 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest daily number since the Movement Control Order (MCO) began on 18th March.

Of the 6 new cases, Dr Noor Hisham explained that three are import cases involving returnees from the United Kingdom, Singapore and Japan. Of the 13 local cases, 9 of the infected are foreigners.

Positive Covid-19 cases based on state.
(Credit: @KKMPutrajaya/Twitter)

100 patients have also been discharged, bringing the tally of recovered patients to 5,223, indicating an encouraging recovery rate of 77.47%.

What’s more, no new deaths were recorded. Malaysia’s death toll remains at 109.

Malaysia’s total confirmed Covid-19 cases currently stands at 6,742 with 1,410 active cases. 


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