Covid-19: 1,304 new cases, one fatality brings death toll to 304 (updated)


PUTRAJAYA: New Covid-19 cases in Malaysia jumped by four figures again on Friday (Nov 13) with the Health Ministry recording 1,304 cases, bringing the cumulative total number of cases in the country to 45, 095.

The country also reported one new Covid-19 fatality, involving a 70-year-old man in Sabah who had a history of high blood pressure, bringing the country’s death toll to 304.

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Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were four imported cases while the rest of the new cases were local transmissions.

A total of 900 patients were discharged, which means the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country is 32,969 or 73.1% of total infections.

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Active cases in the country now stand at 11,822 and Malaysia has so far recorded a total of 45,095 Covid-19 cases.

Currently, 96 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 39 of them requiring ventilator support.

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