Covid-19: Total deaths hit above 600, increasing cases in ICU


TOTAL deaths due to Covid-19 virus in Malaysia have reached 601 as seven new deaths were reported as of noon today. 

The number of patients in the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) also rose to 240 from 205 recorded yesterday.

There were also additional 14 patients who requited ventilator from 79 to 93 patients.

According to Health DG Tan Seri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Malaysia also confirmed 3,339 daily new cases, out of which 15 were imported.

Cumulatively, there were 158,434 cases in the country since the first case was detected last January.

Total active cases in the country stood at 37,782. 

Up to 2,676 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospital, taking the total recoveries to 120,051.