13 new Covid-19 cases nationwide today

Dr Noor Hisham. – Bernama photo.

By Chew Lip Song

THE Health Ministry recorded 13 new Covid-19 cases today, with the nationwide tally now at 8,956, with 220 active cases.

Of the 13, eight were imported cases involving four Malaysians and the remaining five were domestic transmissions. Three of the domestic cases involved Malaysians, and two were foreigners.

The death toll remains at 124, according to a statement by Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Two patients are being treated in the intensive care unit (ICU), with one of them needing respiratory support.