News | 19 Covid-19 deaths, new cases drop to 7,739
PETALING JAYA: The health ministry reported 19 Covid-19 deaths yesterday, up from 12 previously.
Three of the deaths were classified as brought-in-dead cases. Three of the deaths were classified as brought-in-dead cases.
The death toll stands at 35,311.
According to the ministry’s GitHub database, there were 7,739 new cases, compared with 8,112 a day before. They comprised 7,716 local cases and 23 imported cases.
There were three brought-in-dead (BID) cases.
Selangor recorded four deaths, followed by Johor, Kedah, Pahang, Perak, Sarawak and Kuala Lumpur (2 each) and Melaka, Penang and Terengganu (1 each)
There were no deaths in Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis, Sabah, Labuan and Putrajaya.
As of midnight, there were 134,469 active cases, with 2,794 people hospitalised. Of this, 174 were in intensive care units (ICU), with 102 requiring respiratory assistance.
There were also 19,049 recoveries recorded.
The total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Malaysia stands at 4,333,557. – FMT