COVID-19 UPDATE: 869 new cases and 6 deaths

THE Health Ministry today reported 869 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths as of 12pm today.

Of the 869 cases, 868 are local cases while the remaining is a import case.

In a press conference, the ministry’s director general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that 725 patients have recovered from the coronavirus as well.

“Therefore, the total cases of COVID-19 in the country is at 42,050. The total recovery cases now stand at 30,304.

“With six deaths recorded today, the total number of those who have lost their lives to COVID-19 is now at 300,” he added.

The ministry also reported 11, 446 active cases, where 82 cases are being treated at the intensive care unit with 27 requiring life support equipment.

On related matter, there’s glimmer of hope in the battle against the dreaded COVID-19, when Pfizer Inc said its experimental vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on initial data from a large study. – Nov 10, 2020




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