Covid-19: Malaysia records highest number of daily cases at 3,309; active infections top 30,000

Covid-19: Malaysia records highest number of daily cases at 3,309; active infections top 30,000

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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 12): Malaysia reported today its highest daily number of newly confirmed Covid-19 infected individuals at 3,309, which brought the nation's total number of Covid-19 cases to 141,533 so far while the cumulative figure of active cases stood at 30,390.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a statement the country reported today four additional Covid-19-related deaths, which brought the nation's cumulative number of fatalities due to the pandemic to 559 so far.

Out of the 3,309 new cases today, six were imported while 3,303 involved local transmissions, according to him.

"For [the 3,303] local-transmission cases, 2,461 cases involve Malaysians while 842 cases involve non-Malaysians," he said.

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