COVID-19 | The Health Ministry said 2,017 new daily Covid-19 cases were reported yesterday.
Active cases currently stood at 29,971, up 9.2 percent compared to 14 days ago.
New cases according to states are as follows:
Kuala Lumpur (383)
Negeri Sembilan (129)
Another seven deaths attributed to Covid-19 were reported yesterday, of which three were declared as “brought in dead”.
Over the past week, an average of 4.6 people were reported to have died of Covid-19, while the average for the past 30 days was 6.4, indicating that Covid-19 deaths are on the downtrend.
Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, a total of 35,630 deaths have been attributed to Covid-19.
There have been 83 reported Covid-19 deaths this month. For comparison, there were 564 deaths last month and 2,235 deaths in March.
There are 1,235 Covid-19 patients who are hospitalised of which 38 are in intensive care.
The number of intensive care beds used by Covid-19 patients is continuing to trend downwards and is at a level similar to that of early October 2020.
The highest number of admissions yesterday was recorded in Selangor (167) followed by Johor (150) and Sabah (90).