Hisham: One new case of COVID-19 in Malaysia, total now at 19

Hisham: One new case of COVID-19 in Malaysia, total now at 19

PUCHONG: Health Ministry today confirmed a new case of COVID-19 has been detected in the country, making the total case of coronavirus in the country at 19.

Its director general Datuk Dr Noor Abdullah Hisham said a Chinese woman, aged 39, from Wuhan has been confirmed infected with the coronavirus yesterday.

“Earlier, she was put under observation after her two friends were confirmed infected with the coronavirus on Feb 5 and 7.

“She is now receiving treatment at the isolation ward in Kuala Lumpur Hospital, along with her two friends,” he said, in a statement today.

Hisham said with the new confirmed case in the country, 13 of them are Chinese citizens while six of them are Malaysians.

By Irman Hashim


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