Covid-19 (March 21): 1,327 New Cases, Five States Record More Than 100 Infections

COVID-19 | The Heath Ministry today reported 1,327 new Covid-19 cases.

The new infections comprised 64.88 percent Malaysians and 35.12 percent non-citizens.

Topping the chart is Selangor with 356 new cases followed by Sarawak at 276 new cases and Penang at 205 new cases.

Johor and Kuala Lumpur were also in the three-digit region with 141 new cases and 115 new cases respectively.

All other states recorded under 100 new cases.

Active cases rose for the second consecutive day, reversing the 23-day trend where active cases had been on the decline.

This is as fresh infections outpaced new recoveries of 1,247.

  • Active cases: 14,518
  • Patients in ICUs: 154
  • Intubated: 65

To date, there have been 333,040 Covid-19 cases in the country, 317,289 of which have recovered.

Deaths

There were 4 fatalities today, bringing the death toll to 1,233.

The new deaths were recorded in Kuala Lumpur (1), Selangor (1), Sarawak (1) and Perak (1).

Those who died were aged between 66 and 82.

Source: https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/567503

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