Covid-19 (June 26): 2,003 new cases, 1 death

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COVID-19 | The Health Ministry reported 2,003 new Covid-19 cases yesterday.

Active cases currently stood at 28,151, up 24.6 percent compared to 14 days ago.

New cases according to states are as follows:

Selangor (690)
Kuala Lumpur (517)
Penang (179)
Sabah (113)
Perak (101)
Negeri Sembilan (87)
Johor (72)
Malacca (56)
Putrajaya (49)
Sarawak (41)
Kedah (38)
Pahang (20)
Terengganu (17)
Kelantan (14)
Perlis (7)
Labuan (2)

Another death attributed to Covid-19 was reported yesterday in Penang.

Over the past week, an average of 2 people were reported to have died of Covid-19 daily, while the average for the past 30 days was 2.9, indicating that Covid-19 deaths are on the downtrend.

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, a total of 35,746 deaths have been attributed to Covid-19.

There have been 70 reported Covid-19 deaths this month. For comparison, there were 129 deaths last month and 564 deaths in April.

There are 1,082 Covid-19 patients who are hospitalised of which 31 are in intensive care.

The highest number of admissions yesterday was recorded in Selangor (147) followed by Johor (95) and Sabah (58).

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