Dr Noor Hisham Says No Cured Patients Reinfected With COVID-19 In Malaysia So Far

Meanwhile, Malaysia's COVID-19 death toll has now hit 100.

Cover image via Bernama/New Straits Times

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that as of today, 28 April, there have been no cases of cured patients reinfected with COVID-19 in Malaysia

During the press conference announcing the daily COVID-19 updates, he announced that a total of 4,032 patients have been discharged from hospitals since the disease was first identified in the country.

Within the past 24 hours, 75 patients have fully recovered.

He assured that the Ministry of Health is currently monitoring recovered patients closely. So far, there have been no new positive cases among those who have been discharged from hospitals.

There are 31 new cases of COVID-19 in the country

This brings the number of cases in Malaysia to a total of 5,851 but only 1,719 out of the total are active cases.

The Ministry of Health's official Twitter account noted that the amount of active cases has been decreasing at a stable rate throughout the Movement Control Order (MCO).

The latest patient to die of the novel coronavirus in Malaysia had a history of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke

According to MOH, the patient was a 67-year-old man who was being treated at Sungai Buloh Hospital.

Malaysia's COVID-19 death toll has now hit 100.

On the other hand, there are currently 36 patients receiving treatment in Intensive Care Units, with 17 of them requiring breathing assistance.

Remember to #JustStayAtHome. Watch the latest update on the COVID-19 situation:

Read more COVID-19 stories on SAYS:

You may be interested in: