MALAYSIA reported 45 deaths due to Covid-19 as of noon today, the highest daily fatality rate surpassing the 44 deaths recorded on Saturday
The number of total deaths now stood at 1,957.
The country also detected 4,446 new positive cases, increasing the number of confirmed cases to 474,556.
Out of these new daily cases, only three cases were imported.
A total of 2,784 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospital, bringing the cumulative number of recoveries to 429,103.
However, the number of patients currently being treated in the ICU remains high with 522 where 273 of them are being intubated.
There are 43,506 active cases in the country, an increase of 1,617 within the last 24 hours.