Covid-19: 208 new cases, death toll now at 50

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 02 Apr 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 208 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (April 2), taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 3,116.

Within the same 24-hour span, the country also reported five new deaths, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah at the ministry’s daily Covid-19 briefing here.

The total number of Covid-19 fatalities in Malaysia is now 50, which translates to a rate of 1.6% deaths.

The country also saw 122 more patients being discharged from hospitals, bringing the tally of Covid-19 recoveries in Malaysia to 767.

The rate of Covid-19 recovery in Malaysia is 24.6% out of the total number of positive cases.

Currently, 105 patients are being treated at intensive care units (ICU), with 54 of them requiring the use of ventilators.

Malaysia has entered its third week of the movement control order (MCO) as people are instructed to stay at home and their movement is heavily restricted.

The MCO is scheduled to end on April 14, barring any further extensions by the government.

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