Covid-19: New cases back to 3-digit total, most locally transmitted

Written by TheMole

PUTRAJAYA — May 1, 2020: The number of daily new cases jumped back into three digits in the last 24 hours, when 105 cases were recorded to make the overall total 6,176.

Of the total 94 were locally-transmitted. Thirty-eight of the daily total were foreigners.

Sixty of the new cases were detected in areas under the Enhanced Movement Control Order.

Health director-general Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said 31 patients are in intensive care, with 12 needing ventilators.

A total of 116 patients were discharged, bringing the tally of recoveries to 4,326 or 70 per cent.

The death toll remains at 103.

Among migrant workers, about 3,300 have been tested and those without proper documentation taken to Immigration detention centres and quarantined.



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