Kuala Lumpur Post


Covid-19: 3,297 new cases reported

Kuala Lumpur – After a brief respite, Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 tally crossed the 3,000-mark again today, registering 3,297 new cases today.

This time, Perak recorded the highest number of infections with 1,215 new cases.

The Ministry of Health said six of the new cases today were imported, bringing the cumulative number of Covid-19 cases locally to 283,569, with 33,304 active cases still undergoing treatment.

Also reported were five more deaths, bringing the cumulative amount of Covid-19-related deaths locally to 1,506, which represents a mortality rate of 0.37 per cent.

A total of 209 patients are currently being treated in Intensive Care Units (ICU) nationwide, said the MOH, with 91 of them on ventilators.

Some 4,456 recoveries were also registered, with 249,209 patients cured and discharged so far with a recovery rate of 87.88 per cent. – Malay Mail

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