Health Ministry: 1,114 new Covid-19 cases, death toll increases by two to 306


Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

PUTRAJAYA: The number of new Covid-19 cases in Malaysia remains at four figures on Saturday (Nov 14) with 1,114 cases, bringing the cumulative total number of cases in the country to 46,209.

Two new fatalities were recorded involving a 78-year-old woman with a history of osteoarthritis and a 51-year-old man in Sabah with a history of chronic kidney disease, high blood pressure and diabetes

This brings the country’s death toll to 306.

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In a statement, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) said there were two imported cases while the rest were local transmissions.

A total of 803 patients were discharged, which means the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country is 33,772 or 73.1% of the total infections.

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Sabah has the highest number of recoveries with 358 cases.

Active cases in the country have gone up to 12,131.

Currently, 103 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 43 of them requiring ventilator support.

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