Malaysia records 5,718 recoveries


MALAYSIA records yet another highest daily recovery with 5,718 cases as of noon today, bringing the number of total recoveries to 224, 053 cases.

Health DG Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press conference today that 2,720 new cases were also detected, all involving local transmission.

Active cases stood at 44,219, with 253 patients are in the Intensive Care Units (ICU) and 118 of them require the respiratory aid.

Eight deaths were reported, increasing the death toll to 983.

Selangor continues to report the highest daily infections with 1,300 cases followed by Johor (451), Kuala Lumpur (318) and Sarawak (193).

Cumulatively, Malaysia has 269,185 confirmed Covid-19 cases since January 2020.