Covid-19: 11,985 new cases, 199 deaths

MALAYSIA reported nearly 200 deaths today, with 199, pushing the number of total fatalities to 7,440.

This is the new record of deaths surpassing the previous 153 on July 18.

Up to 927 patients are in the ICU, with 459 intubated. There are now 137,587 active cases nationwide.

11,985 new Covid-19 cases were reported as of noon today, bringing the cumulative cases to 951, 884.

Again, more than half of the new cases are recorded in the Klang Valley.

Selangor detected 5,550 positive cases while Kuala Lumpur with 1,174 positive cases.

Kedah overtook Negeri Sembilan by having 800 new cases, while the latter has 745 cases.

Johor and Pahang are the remaining states with more than 500 positive cases, with 644 and 603 respectively. –TMR