PUTRAJAYA June 8: Malaysia today recorded just seven new Covid-19 cases, the lowest number of new infections since the movement control order (MCO) began on March 18.

At a press conference today, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said with the new cases, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country is 8,329.

Two of the new cases are imported ones, while the other five are local transmissions involving Malaysians in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Sabah.

No new deaths were reported, with the toll remaining at 117.

Noor Hisham said 1,518 patients are still receiving treatment, with six patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), including one needing respiratory assistance.

He said 20 patients have recovered, bringing the total number of patients discharged so far to 6,694.


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