Friday, October 23, 2020

2 more deaths, 89 new infections

The majority of new cases were reported in Sabah.

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Mat Sabu’s aide charged with bribery again

Mohd Azhar Che Mat Dali pleads not guilty to two more charges.

Bekas setiausaha politik Mat Sabu didakwa rasuah lagi

Pada 15 Oktober lepas, Azhar didakwa di Mahkamah Sesyen Kuala Lumpur atas lima pertuduhan meminta dan menerima rasuah berjumlah RM6.35 juta.

No noise, please, let govt walk the lives-livelihoods tightrope

Critics of the government's work from home order should understand that its hands are full battling the Covid-19 pandemic.

Muhyiddin pengerusikan mesyuarat khas Kabinet

Mesyuarat dijangka bermula pada pukul 9.30 pagi.

Muhyiddin chairs special Cabinet meeting

The prime minister arrived at Perdana Putra in Putrajaya just before 9am.

A total of 89 new cases were recorded today, bringing the number of Covid-19 infections back down to double digits after several days in the triple-digit zone.

According to the health ministry, 86 of those were local transmissions while the remaining three were imported.

Sabah recorded the most cases at 35, followed by Kedah (13), Selangor (10) and Johor (eight).

Two more deaths were also recorded in Kedah and Sabah, taking the virus toll to 136.

Twenty-eight patients were discharged, bringing recoveries to 9,967 or 88.8% of total cases, which now stand at 11,224.

Sixteen patients are being treated in the ICU with three in need of respiratory aid.

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