by AZREEN HANI
MALAYSIA records another daily high of new deaths today at 44, surpassing the previous record of 39 deaths on Wednesday.
This brought the number of total fatalities to 1,866.
Health DG Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah also said that there are currently 482 patients being treated in the ICU with 250 of them are intubated.
As of noon today, the country detected 4,140 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the number of cumulative confirmed infection to 466,330.
There are 42,135 active cases nationwide.
Meanwhile, up to 3,432 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospital, bringing the number of total recoveries to 422,329 cases.
Below is the breakdown of Covid-19 cases by state:
(Source Ministry of Health, Malaysia)