COVID-19: 374 NEW CASES REPORTED OCT 10, THREE NEW FATALITIES BRING DEATH TOLL TO 155
Updated: Feb 2
10 OCTOBER 2020
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 374 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Oct 10), with three deaths reported.
Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said all three deaths were recorded in Sabah.
Two men aged 61 and 51 years old respectively and a 54-year-old woman were the latest casualties.
Dr Noor Hisham said Sabah recorded 277 cases, making it the most number of infections from the total number of cases recorded on Saturday.
This is followed by Selangor (44 cases), Kedah (27 cases from the Tembok, or prison, cluster), Kuala Lumpur (four cases) and Putrajaya (one case).
From the 374 cases, only two were imported cases from the Philippines.
The country's total number of infections is now at 15,096 cases with 4,161 active cases.
Dr Noor Hisham also said there were six new clusters reported - four in Selangor, and one each in Sabah and Sarawak.
Thus far, 73 patients are also being treated at intensive care units (ICU) with 28 requiring ventilator support.
The cumulative number of recovered cases now stands at 10,780. -theStar