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People discharged from hospitals exceeds the number of fresh cases, Malaysia claims 47% recovery from COVID-19

Malaysia on Monday claimed that over 47% of coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic cases reported in the country since its outbreak have fully recovered.

According to Anadolu News agency, Malaysia’s Health Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah stated that fresh 134 cases were found taking the total number of infected patients to 4817.

He said the number of cases discharged from hospitals after showing full recovery exceeds the number of newly reported cases. “168 patients had been released from the hospital after a full recovery,” he said.

“A total of 2,276 cases or 47.23% have fully recovered from COVID-19 and discharged from wards so far,” he added.

With one more death on Monday, the country has reported 77 deaths so far due to the pandemic.

Abdullah expected that the COVID-19 infected cases would remain below 5,000.

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