Malaysia reports 48 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new cluster in Selangor

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported 48 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday (May 23), bringing the total number of infections in Malaysia to 7,185.

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that four of Saturday's newly recorded cases were imported.



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Of the remaining cases, 25 were foreigners – among them, 21 cases were linked to an immigration detention centre in Selangor, forming a new cluster.

Terkini #covid19malaysia, 23 Mei

Kes sembuh = 53
Jumlah kes sembuh = 5,912
Kes baharu positif = 48
Jumlah positif = 7,185
Kes kematian = 0
Jumlah Kes kematian = 115
Sebanyak 9 kes dirawat di ICU dan 5 daripadanya memerlukan bantuan alat pernafasan.

— KKMPutrajaya (@KKMPutrajaya) May 23, 2020



A total of nine patients are still in the intensive care unit, with five of them requiring ventilators, Malaysia's health ministry said on Twitter.

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