Eight new COVID19 cases were reported today, of which 2 involve permanent residents returning from Pakistan. From the 6 local transmissions only 2 are locals while 4 cases involve foreign workers from the second Kuala Lumpur construction site cluster. The total cumulative cases stands at 8,453 as of today.
On the positive side, 35 more cases were discharged today, leaving 986 active cases being treated in hospitals nationwide, with 4 patients still in ICU and none on respirators. Unfortunately another patient succumbed to the disease today. Our condolences to the bereaved.