Kuala Lumpur Post


Covid-19 : 5,150 new cases reported

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia recorded another 5,150 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (June 16), the Health Ministry confirms.

With that, the country’s Covid-19 tally has gone up to 673,026.

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor has the highest figure with 1,914 new cases.

This was followed by Negeri Sembilan (607), Sarawak (570), Kuala Lumpur (480), Johor (392), Kelantan (230), Kedah (228), Sabah (184), Melaka (152), Labuan (101), Penang (99), Perak (66), Pahang (57), Terengganu (56), Perlis (8) and Putrajaya (6).

Malaysia also recorded 73 more deaths on Wednesday, taking the Covid-19 death toll to 4,142.

At present, 924 patients are being treated at intensive care units (ICU), with 453 requiring ventilator support.

In the same 24-hour span, 7,240 more patients were discharged from treatment – bringing total recoveries up to 600,935.

The number of active Covid-19 cases continues its downward trend to 67,949.



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