Covid-19 update: 69 new cases

This handout photo from Malaysia's Ministry of Health taken and released on February 26, 2020 shows health workers wearing protective suits as the second batch of Malaysian nationals, evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak, arrived at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. (Photo by Muzzafar Kasim / Malaysia's Ministry of Health / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO /Malaysia's Ministry of Health/Muzzafar Kasim" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

The Ministry of Health has identified 69 new cases bringing total number of active cases in the country to 1,758.

12 out of the identified cases are imported cases, according to the ministry.

With 4,210 recovered cases, recovery rate is at 69.3 percent.

One fatality have also been reported. Total deaths from the virus outbreak is currently at 103.

Total number of cases in the country is at 6,071 cases currently.


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