Covid-19: 1,210 new cases, five deaths bring death toll to 318


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.

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