Covid-19 : new cases now at 10,089, likely to continue on upward trend, according to MOH
The nation charts 10,089 cases in the last 24 hours and is likely to see an upward trend.
In a tweet today, Director General of Health Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah stated with the new cases, the nation has recorded a cumulative 2,914,220 cases since the pandemic began
Similarly, in an earlier tweet, Dr Noor Hisham also stated that the nation's overall Rt or the effective reproduction number of Covid-19 infections were at 1.2 as of yesterday (Jan 5).
"At present the Ro/Rt of 1.2. we expect to reach 22K cases by end of March 2022. Hence the onus is on us to comply to all the public health and social measures plus increasing the vaccination and booster shot coverage to reduce the transmission and lower the Ro/Rt to less than 1,'' he said.
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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah presenting the Maulidur Rasul Award to the Islamic Visually Impaired Association of Malaysia head of operation Zamzuri Ghani at the national-level Maulidur Rasul Celebration in the year 1445H at the Putrajaya International Convention Center (PICC) on Thursday - Photo by Bernama