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Covid-19: Two Sabah deaths, 1,109 new cases nationwide
Published on: Friday, November 27, 2020
By: FMT
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PUTRAJAYA: The health ministry has reported 1,109 Covid-19 cases and two deaths in the past 24 hours.

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 1,148 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 50,204.

In a statement, Noor Hisham said the 1,109 cases bring the total number of infections in the country to 61,861.

Meanwhile, the two deaths bring the toll to 350.

A total of 11,307 people are still being treated. A total of 113 are in the intensive care unit, with 41 requiring respiratory assistance.

Noor Hisham said Sabah recorded the highest number of cases again with 411, or 39.8% of the total cases. The majority of cases (249) were close contacts, 97 were from existing clusters, and 95 were from other Covid-19 screenings.

Noor Hisham also said there were 25 cases from clusters involving prisons and temporary detention centres.

Selangor recorded the second highest number of cases again today with 175, with the majority (99) from clusters. Meanwhile, 47 cases were close contacts.

Negeri Sembilan reported 167 cases, Kuala Lumpur 154, Penang 64 and Perak 42.

Johor reported 33 cases in the last 24 hours, Kedah 25, Kelantan five and Pahang three.

The health ministry has reported 1,109 Covid-19 cases and two deaths in the past 24 hours.

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 1,148 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 50,204.

In a statement, Noor Hisham said the 1,109 cases bring the total number of infections in the country to 61,861.

Meanwhile, the two deaths bring the toll to 350.

A total of 11,307 people are still being treated, with 113 in intensive care, and 41 requiring respiratory assistance.

Noor Hisham said Sabah recorded the highest number of cases again with 441, or 39.8% of the total cases. The majority of cases (249) were close contacts, 97 were from existing clusters, and 95 were from other Covid-19 screenings.

Noor Hisham also said there were 25 cases from clusters involving prisons and temporary detention centres.

Selangor recorded the second highest number of cases again today with 175, with the majority (99) from clusters. Meanwhile, 47 cases were close contacts.

Negeri Sembilan reported 167 cases, Kuala Lumpur 154, Penang 64 and Perak 42.

Johor reported 33 cases in the last 24 hours, Kedah 25, Kelantan five and Pahang three.



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