Rally frontliners for new Covid-19 battle
Health DG Dr Noor Hisham urges the frontliners to ‘wipe their tears’ and prepare for a new battle ahead. 317
In a post on his Facebook page, he encouraged the frontliners to remain spirited for the sake of the nation.
“To all our frontliners, we have a huge battle ahead of us. Our country depends on us… despite many sleepless nights and chronic fatigue, wipe your tears, chin up, eyes forward, let’s flatten the curve again.”
Total Cases of COVID-19 on 3 Oct
The country yesterday recorded its highest daily tally of new cases. A total of 317, all of which were due to local transmission. Thus, this brought the cumulative total cases in the country to 12,088.
As a result, this brings the total active cases in our country of 1,735 cases.
The country registers its highest Covid-19 cases today with 317 new ones.
Today’s figure is a significant increase from yesterday’s 287.
On top of that, Sabah and Kedah are states which recorded the most cases at 155 and 102 respectively. This followed by 32 cases in Selangor, nine in Terengganu, Federal Territories (four), Johor (four), Penang (three), Sarawak (three), Kelantan (two), Putrajaya (two) and one in Negri Sembilan.
The Covid-19 death toll in the country also rose to 137.
A 57-year-old man with the underlying disease died on Oct 2 at the Tawau Hospital, Sabah.
The 57-year-old Malaysian man with a history of diabetes, high blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
He had coughing, loss of appetite and cold. On September 24, he admitted to Semporna hospital due to difficulty in breathing. He was then referred to Tawau Hospital on the same day as well.
He put on a ventilator and tested positive on 28th. His condition worsened and he passed away yesterday at 11.44 pm.
New Clusters Detected
As of noon today ( 4 Oct ), the ministry also detected three new Covid-19 clusters.
Two were identified as Bah Lunas and Bah Rose in Kedah.
Besides, another called the Jelok Cluster in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur.
Within the cluster, 112 individuals were screened, he added. Of these, four tested positive, 21 tested negative and 87 are still awaiting results.