‘Newly Returned’ Pakistani Among Two New Covid-19 Cases In Sabah

By ILONA ANDREW
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah reported two more Covid-19 case Sunday, bringing the total of affected people in the state to 378.

In his Facebook account, Health and People’s Well-being Minister Datuk Frankie Poon said the latest cases were recorded in Kota Kinabalu and Keningau.

FRANKIE POON

It was learned that the case in the state capital was discovered during a preoperative testing at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, while the Keningau case involved a non-citizen with permanent residence status who had just returned from Pakistan.

With the latest addition, the state now has 15 active cases involving nine districts.

Kota Kinabalu recorded the highest number of active cases with six patients, followed by Tuaran with two patients, and one each in Tawau, Sandakan, Keningau, Penampang, Kota Belud, Ranau and Nabawan.

The total number of recovered patients remained at 356 with no new recovery registered today while the death toll remained at seven with the last fatality reported on June 13.

Nationwide, five new Covid-19 cases were reported today, bringing the total of infections in the country to 8.663.

Four more patients had recovered and were discharged today, tallying the number of total recovered patients in Malaysia to 8,465 which also translate to a recovery rate of 97.7 per cent.

With the latest recoveries, Malaysia is left with only a total of 77 active cases, with 8,663 testing positive to date.

No new deaths were reported, with the overall number of Covid-19 fatalities in Malaysia maintained at 121.