4,113 new Covid cases, 34 deaths nationwide today

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 4,113 new Covid-19 cases were reported today, a slight drop from the 4,855 infections recorded yesterday.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a post on his official Twitter account, also said that 4,190 recovery cases were recorded overnight.

“Of the new cases today, 4,112 were local transmissions involving 3,791 Malaysians, while the rest were foreigners. There was one imported case reported,” he said.

There were also 34 deaths reported, all Malaysians, taking the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 1,822 cases.

Also, a total of 482 patients are being treated in the intensive care unit, 250 of whom are intubated, he said.

The number of active Covid-19 cases now stands at 41,471, Dr Noor Hisham added.

Selangor recorded the highest number of new cases with 1,269 infections reported, followed by Sarawak (533 cases) and Kelantan (371 cases). – Bernama