Covid-19: 108 recoveries recorded on Wednesday (April 1), highest in a single day


PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has discharged 108 Covid-19 patients on Wednesday, which is the highest number of recoveries in a day so far since the outbreak.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) said this was a sign that Malaysia’s recovery rate has been improving.

“The total number of Covid-19 patients who have been discharged is 645, which is 22.2% of the total number of cases,” said Dr Noor Hisham at a press conference here.

Dr Noor Hisham also announced 142 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country, bringing Malaysia’s tally to 2,908.

Out of the total number of patients, 102 are treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), with 66 patients requiring ventilators.

Malaysia also recorded two more Covid-19 deaths - an 80-year-old Malaysian woman and a 62-year-old Malaysian man. Both were treated at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital and have a history of diabetes and high blood pressure.

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