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Malaysia reports 57 new COVID-19 cases, 7,819 in total

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Malaysia reported 57 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, pushing the national total to 7,819, the Health Ministry said.

Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said at a press briefing that 10 of the new cases are imported, with 47 more being local transmissions of which 43 are foreign nationals from a cluster at an immigration detention facility and three new clusters in the central Pahang state.

Another 23 cases had been released bringing the total cured and discharged to 6,353 or 81.3 percent of all cases.

Of the remaining 1,351 active cases, nine are currently being held in intensive care and two of those are in need of assisted breathing. No new deaths had been reported, leaving the total deaths at 115.

(XINHUA)

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