The new cases were recorded after the largest single-day increase of confirmed cases on Friday. <small> Cover image via Line Today </small>
There are now 10 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the Ministry of Health said today, 7 March
<blockquote><p dir="ltr" lang="in">TERKINI: 10 kes baru #COVID19 dilaporkan hari ini di Malaysia, 7 Mac 2020. Kesemua kes baru ini adalah kontak rapat kepada kes ke-33 iaitu 4 kes merupakan generasi pertama dan 6 kes daripada generasi kedua (kontak rapat kpd kontak rapat).</p>— KKMPutrajaya (@KKMPutrajaya) March 7, 2020</blockquote> The 10 new cases have been recorded today after the largest single-day increase of confirmed cases on Friday when 28 new coronavirus cases were recorded in the country.
The latest information has brought the total number of cases to 93.
Of those infected, 23 have made full recovery and have been discharged from local hospitals.
All the 10 cases are linked to “patient 33”
The "patient 33" is a 58-year-old male who travelled to Kuching for a meeting on 16 February and is a close contact of "patient 26", the Khazanah Nasional executive director Hisham Hamdan, according to MOH.
Malaysiakini reported that of the 10 new cases, four are in the first wave of close contacts with “patient 33”, while six others are in the second wave of close contacts.
Here’s what counts as ‘close contact’ with COVID-19:
Earlier today, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong expressed concerns:
Meanwhile, amidst the growing coronavirus cases, another number has been increasing worldwide. It’s the number of recoveries:
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