Covid-19: 660 new cases, 350 discharged, ICU cases in triple digits

Published on 13 Oct 2020 10:12:11 PM

Malaysia saw the second-highest new Covid-19 infections since the outbreak began at 660 on Tuesday (Oct 13), bringing the total number of active cases in the country to 5,345 cases.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said out of the 660 cases, 443 cases were recorded in Sabah alone, Selangor recorded 76 cases, Kedah saw 60 new cases while Penang has 23 cases.

Six new clusters have been detected with Sabah having four, Selangor and Penang one each.

Malaysia also discharged 350 patients and currently, 101 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 32 of them requiring ventilator support.

Four fatalities were reported, which means the Covid-19 death toll in the country has gone up to 163 cases.