Covid-19: 293 new cases, death toll remains at 137 (updated)

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is still recording triple-digit cases, with 293 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Oct 4).

This brings the total number of infections to 12,381 cases.

Health Ministry director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said out of the 293 new cases, 292 were locally transmitted while one was imported.

Sabah again recorded the highest number of cases, at 131 infections followed by Kedah at 113 and Selangor (31).

Johor had eight new cases, Kuala Lumpur had three, Perak and Negri Sembilan each had two, while Penang, Kelantan and Sarawak respectively had one new case each.

The death toll remains at 137 or 1.1% out of the total number of cases.

Dr Noor Hisham also said 67 patients had recovered with a total of 10,283 recoveries made or 83.05% out of the overall number of cases since the Covid-19 outbreak began.

There are currently 1,961 active cases being treated at the country’s health facilities, with 28 patients in the intensive care units (ICU) and four of them requiring ventilator support.

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