Dr Noor Hisham said the 13th death comprising case number 1,006 was that of a 49-year-old Malaysian man who was treated at the Sarawak General Hospital. He was the son of the 1,031st case and died today.
“The 14th death was case number 595, comprising a Malaysian woman aged 51, who was a close contact of a COVID-19 positive case from the ‘tabligh’ cluster. She was warded at Hospital Miri and was pronounced dead today,” he said.
Elaborating further, Dr Noor Hisham said that of the 212 new cases reported up to noon today, a total of 123 cases were linked to the Sri Petaling mosque ‘tabligh’ cluster.
“Until now, a total of 57 COVID-19 positive cases are being treated in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and of this number, 27 are in need of respiratory support,” he said.