Kuala Lumpur, Oct 12 — Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 109 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 11,022, or 67.95% of the total infections.
Noor Hisham said the 563 new cases bring the total number of cases in the country to 16,220.
A total of 5,039 people are still being treated. Ninety-eight of them are in the intensive care unit, with 29 requiring respiratory assistance.
Two deaths have been reported, with the toll at 159, or 0.98% of the total number of cases.