PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 1,210 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (Nov 17), bring the total number of infections to 49,730, says the Health Ministry.
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said five deaths were recorded, bringing the death toll to 318.
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On the new cases, he said 19 were imported while the rest were local transmissions.
A total of 1,018 patients were discharged, which means the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country is 36,624, or 73.7% of total infections.
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Active cases in the country now stand at 12,788 or 25.7% of the cases.
Currently, 105 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 40 of them requiring ventilator support.
Status Terkini COVID19, 17 Nov 2020— KKMalaysia (@KKMPutrajaya) November 17, 2020
Jumlah kes sembuh=36,624 kes
Kes baharu positif=1,210 kes
(kes import=19, kes tempatan=1191)
Jumlah positif=49,730 kes
Jumlah kes kematian=318 kes
Kes dirawat di ICU=105 kes
Bantuan Alat Pernafasan=40 kes pic.twitter.com/mS3nidsiU1
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