Malaysia Records Second Highest COVID-19 Spike Ever With 260 Cases

259 are local transmissions while a single case was imported.

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) recorded 260 new COVID-19 cases today, 1 October

According to the MOH official Twitter account, this is the second-highest COVID-19 spike Malaysia has ever seen since 4 June that saw 277 cases.

In the COVID-19 press conference earlier, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this has put the total cumulative number of cases at 11,484.

The nation recorded no death from the virus today, while there are currently 1,334 active cases.

20 of the active cases are in intensive care units (ICU), while three require ventilator assistance.

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Among the 260 cases, 259 are local transmissions while a single case was imported

Sabah reported the highest number of positive cases at 118, and next was Kedah with 98 cases.

A total of 27 cases were reported in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

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