Malaysia's Daily New COVID-19 Cases Hits A New High

A whopping 317 new COVID-19 cases were recorded today, 3 October.

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Today, 3 October, Malaysia recorded a new high in COVID-19 cases

According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), a whopping 317 new COVID-19 cases were recorded today.

This is the first time the country has recorded more than 300 cases in a day.

Prior to this, the highest number was at 287 that was recorded on Friday, 2 October.

All 317 COVID-19 cases recorded today are local transmission

Of which, while 303 are Malaysians, the remaining are 14 foreigners.

According to Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Sabah and Kedah recorded the highest new confirmed cases with 155 and 102 respectively.

Meanwhile, Selangor recorded 32 cases, Terengganu recorded nine.

Four cases each in Kuala Lumpur and Johor, three cases each in Pulau Pinang and Sarawak, two cases each in Kelantan and Putrajaya and one case in Negeri Sembilan.

One new death was reported today

This has brought the overall death toll from the novel coronavirus to 137.

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