MOH Records Highest Number Of Positive Cases In A Single Day With 277 People Infected
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah just announced that there are 277 new COVID-19 cases today, 4 June
During the press conference announcing the daily COVID-19 updates, he said that this brings the number of cases in Malaysia to a total of 8,247.
Out of the 277 new cases, two are imported and the rest are local transmissions.
This has been the largest increase of cases in a day since Thursday, 26 March, which recorded 235 cases then.
Most of the new cases are linked to the cluster involving migrants detained at the Bukit Jalil Immigration Depot
The cluster was first identified on Tuesday, 21 May.
Dr Noor Hisham said, "I'd like to inform you once again that the drastic increase we see today is among migrants and they are undergoing quarantine."
"The 270 positive tests are obtained from the second batch of samples," he added.
Meanwhile, 63 patients have fully recovered within the past day and there were no coronavirus-related deaths reported
Therefore, Malaysia's COVID-19 death toll remains at 115.
There are currently six patients receiving treatment in Intensive Care Units, with two of them requiring breathing assistance.
A total of 6,559 patients have been discharged from hospitals since the disease was first identified in the country and the MOH's official Twitter account noted that the current recovery rate in Malaysia is 79.5%
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