Malaysia reports 1,103 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

Source: Xinhua| 2020-11-16 18:59:39|Editor: huaxia

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 1,103 new COVID-19 infections, the health ministry said on Monday, bringing the national total to 48,520.

Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press briefing that one of the new cases is imported and 1,102 are local transmissions.

The capital city of Kuala Lumpur reported the most cases in the country with 392 confirmed, of which 385 are from a cluster at a construction site.

Four more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 313.

Another 821 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total cured and discharged to 35,606, or 73.4 percent of all cases.

Of the remaining 12,601 active cases, 102 are being held in intensive care units and 39 of those are in need of assisted breathing. Enditem