Covid-19 Watch: 24,466 new cases recorded on Sunday (Feb 27)

PETALING JAYA: A total of of 24,466 new Covid-19 cases were recorded on Sunday (Feb 27), says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Out of the 24,466 new cases, 246 were imported cases,” said the Health Director General in a statement on Monday (Feb 28), adding that this brings the cumulative total to 3,419,636.

Dr Noor Hisham said that 193 patients are currently on breathing assistance, of which 86 are confirmed Covid-19 infections while 107 are suspected cases.

Meanwhile, Dr Noor Hisham said out of the 24,466 daily cases reported on Feb 27, 105 cases (0.43%) were in Categories 3, 4, and 5 and another 24,361 cases (99.57%) were in Categories 1 and 2.

“Of the 105 cases which fall under categories 3, 4, and 5; 25 cases (23.81%) were not vaccinated or not fully vaccinated; 56 cases (53.33%) have received two doses of vaccines but has not received a booster dose; 24 cases (22.86%) had received a booster dose; 53 cases (50.48%) aged 60 years and above; and 36 cases (34.29%) had comorbidities,” he said.

Additionally, five new clusters were identified bringing the number to 484 active clusters currently.

Source: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/02/28/covid-19-watch-24466-new-cases-recorded-on-sunday-feb-27

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