Covid-19: 1,309 New Cases Reported, Three Fatalities bring Death toll to 357 (Updated)

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 1,309 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday (Nov 29) with Kuala Lumpur recording the highest number of cases at 493.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country also reported three new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the country’s death toll to 357 or 0.55% of the total infections.

There were 1,333 patients who recovered and were discharged, which means the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country is 52,647 or at a rate of 81.6%.

Active cases in the country now stand at 11,481.

In total, Malaysia has recorded 64,485 Covid-19 cases since the outbreak began in January.

Currently, 116 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 42 of them requiring ventilator support.

Aside from the 493 cases in Kuala Lumpur, 290 cases were recorded in Sabah followed by Selangor (238), Perak (77), Kedah (52), Penang (46), Johor(37), Labuan (35), Negri Sembilan (32), Kelantan (six), and Terengganu Melaka and Pahang recorded one case respectively.

Source: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/11/29/covid-19-1309-new-cases-reported-three-fatalities-bring-death-toll-to-357

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