PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded a slight dip in daily Covid-19 cases, with 30,644 infections recorded on Friday (Feb 25), says the Health Ministry.
The ministry’s CovidNow portal reported that 30,387 of the new cases were local transmissions while there were 257 imported cases.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 infections in Malaysia to 3,367,871 cases since the pandemic began.
The portal also reported that there were currently 294,430 active Covid-19 infections in the country, an increase of 7,909 infections.
Some 95.8% of the active cases, or 282,073 individuals, are undergoing home quarantine and 4,076 patients, or 1.4% of the total active cases, have been sent to low-risk treatment and quarantine centres.
Only 2.8% of the active cases, or 8,281 individuals, have been admitted to hospitals, with 332 admitted to intensive care units (ICUs).
Malaysia also recorded 22,678 recoveries on Friday, bringing the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country to 3,040850 since the pandemic began.
There were 57 deaths due to Covid-19 on Friday, with 14 classified as brought-in-dead. This brings the total number of deaths in the country due to Covid-19 to 32,591 since the pandemic began.