The Ministry of Health (MOH) recorded 60 new Covid-19 cases today and no fatalities.
The MOH said that 33 patients were discharged today, bringing the total cumulative number of discharged patients to 5,945. Of the 60 cases recorded, seven are imported cases who contracted the disease abroad, while 53 are local infections involving 44 foreigners, with 27 cases detected at the immigration detention depot in Semenyih.
Another six Covid-19 cases among foreigners were detected at a separate depot. The new number of cases brings Malaysia’s Covid-19 cumulative infections to 7,245, with 1,185 active cases.
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin once again stressed the importance of abiding by the Covid-19 preventative measures at all times during the Hari Raya celebrations.
For those who are joining congregational prayers in mosques and surau today, he reminded them to perform the ablution at home, abide by the temperature-taking requirement and bring their own prayer mats.
At the same time, Muhyiddin reminded people to practise social distancing during congregational prayers, saying that shaking hands with one another should be avoided.