KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 (Xinhua) – Malaysia has reported 10 new cases of cholera since Thursday, a new rise in the number of new cases, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday. From the middle of March, the total number rose to 7,629.
Noor Hisham Abdullah, director-general of the Ministry of Health, said at a press conference that all new cases are local, with five Malaysians and five foreigners.
Eighty-six people were relieved and brought the figure to 6,169, or 80.9 percent of all cases. Of these, 1,345 were seriously ill.
There have been no immediate reports of casualties, with a total of 115 dead.
Translated by: Mao Bopha January