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Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah seen here speaking to the media during Covid-19 briefings at Putrajaya on November 3, 2020. — Picture by BERNAMA

Covid-19 positive cases back to three digits with 851 new infections

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 2 — After five days of four-digit figures, the number of new Covid-19 cases in Malaysia is back to three digits with 851 cases reported today.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the total number of new cases, four were imported cases while 847 were locally transmitted, bringing the total number of active cases with infectivity to 10,686 cases.

“To date the total number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia stands at 68,020,” he told a press conference on Covid-19 development here today.

He said there were 658 recoveries today, taking the tally to 56,969 recovered cases (83.8 per cent) so far.

Dr Noor Hisham said the Klang Valley recorded 334 cases or 39.2 per cent of today’s total.

Dr Noor Hisham said Selangor recorded 249 positive cases, Kuala Lumpur had 85 cases, followed by Sabah 229 cases (26.9 per cent) and Johor 102 cases (12.0 per cent).


— Bernama

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