KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah today announced that the death toll from Covid-19 in the country has hit 130 after one new fatality was reported today.
However, he said the number of Covid-19 recovery cases surpassed the number of new infection cases today.
In a statement, Dr Noor Hisham said that 51 Covid-19 patients had recovered, putting the cumulative number of full recovery cases at 9,315.
Meanwhile, 20 new cases were recorded, bringing the total number of cases to 10,167.
He said the fatal case involved 82-year-old man (Case 9,578), who has a history of stroke attacks and suffers immobility due to a major fracture in his leg.
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