By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported an additional 235 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the case total to 2,031. The death count in the country has risen to 23 with the addition of four more fatalities.

Out of the 235 new cases reported today, a total of 60 cases were related to the rally cluster in Seri Petaling. While the remaining 175 cases are still under investigation and may be related to other clusters.

To date, 45 cases of COVID-19 are being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Of these, 32 cases required respiratory assistance.

The MOH reported that 80 MOH health workers were diagnosed with COVID-19 disease. Of the total, 39 members were from the cluster incident at Teluk Intan Hospital, Perak. Considering the current situation, MOH has ordered all health and support staff of Teluk Intan Hospital to undergo the COVID-19 detection test at the hospital.

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