Dr Noor Hisham: 1,302 new Covid-19 infections in Malaysia

Soo Wern Jun
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Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the cumulative number of cases has reached 341,944.. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the cumulative number of cases has reached 341,944.. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon

KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — Malaysia recorded 1,302 more Covid-19 infections today.

In a Twitter update, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this brings the cumulative number of cases to 341,944.

“Sarawak today recorded the most new positive cases at 426, followed Selangor at 256, Penang at 212, and Johor at 175,” he said.

Other states were in the double and single digit ranges while Perlis saw a second straight day with no fresh cases.

This brings the active cases tally to 14,380.

Dr Noor Hisham also reported four more deaths.

He said 169 patients are in intensive care units and 76 were in need of ventilators.

He said 1,127 patients made recoveries.

Dr Noor Hisham said three more new clusters were detected today,

“There are 381 active clusters where new cases were reported from 60 clusters.

“Clusters that reported the highest cases are Semuja Immigration Depot, Pagar Bukit Chagar cluster and Teknologi Bukit Minyak.

“The three new clusters are from Selangor, Kelantan and Johor, where cases were detected from work place, community and detention centre respectively,” he said.

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