Malaysia

7 new Covid-19 cases, 1 discharged

PUTRAJAYA: Seven new Covid-19 cases were reported by the health ministry today, pushing the total number of infected patients nationwide so far to 8,725.

Eighty-three of these cases are active.

There were no new deaths, with the toll remaining at 122.

At a press conference today, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said one patient recovered yesterday, bringing the total number of patients discharged so far to 8,520.

He said four patients are being treated in the intensive care unit (ICU), with three of them requiring respiratory assistance.

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