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Covid-19: 563 new cases, two fatalities bring death toll to 159

Published on 12 Oct 2020 9:56:46 PM

The number of Covid-19 cases remained above 500 on Monday (Oct 12), with 563 new infections in the past 24 hours, says the Health Ministry.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the 563 new cases, 291 are reported in Sabah, followed by Penang with 141 cases and Selangor with 69 cases.

Two fatalities were reported, which means the Covid-19 death toll in the country is now 159.

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