Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham just announced that there are 45 new cases of COVID-19 today, 6 May
During the press conference announcing the daily COVID-19 updates, he said that there was only one imported case reported today.
This brings the number of cases in Malaysia to a total of 6,428 but only 1,619 out of the total are active cases.
Dr Noor Hisham also mentioned that the public should still be cautious, despite the decrease in number of cases
He said, "The Ministry of Health would like to remind everybody that the decrease in the number of cases does not mean that the public should take Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) lightly."
The Health director-general also assured that Malaysia could overcome the virus if everyone abides with the CMCO.
Besides that, the Ministry will continue to keep track of COVID-19 developments in the country.
Within the past 24 hours, 135 patients have fully recovered
A total of 4,702 patients have been discharged from hospitals since the disease was first identified in the country.
The Ministry of Health's (MOH) official Twitter account noted that the current recovery rate in Malaysia is 73.15%.
There was one coronavirus-related death reported within the past day. Therefore, Malaysia's COVID-19 death toll is now at 107.
According to MOH, the deceased was a 51-year-old man receiving treatment at Sungai Buloh Hospital in Selangor.
He had a history of diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease.
There are currently 22 patients receiving treatment in Intensive Care Units, with nine of them requiring breathing assistance.
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