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COVID-19: RECORD HIGH 4,029 NEW CASES TODAY, WITH EIGHT FATALITIES - HEALTH D-G


16 JAN 2021


KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia today recorded a new high of 4,029 COVID-19 daily cases to take the total number of infections nationwide to 155,095, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said that of the new cases, 4,021 were local transmissions and eight were imported cases.

“As for the local transmissions, 2,711 cases involved Malaysians while 1,310 were foreigners,” he said in a statement on the development of COVID-19 today.

He said 2,148 recoveries were reported today, taking the cumulative recoveries from the virus to 117,375 or 75.7 per cent of the overall cases.

Eight fatalities were also reported today, taking the death toll nationwide to 594, he said. - Bernama