Covid-19: 970 new cases, four fatalities

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 970 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday (Nov 25), a huge drop from the record figure of 2,188 cases reported on Tuesday (Nov 24).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country also discharged 2,348 patients, the highest number of recoveries in a day.

INTERACTIVE: Latest figures (Malaysia)

This means 46,501 have recovered from Covid-19 in the country.

There were also four new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the country's death toll to 345.

The number of active cases have gone up to 12,971.

Cumulatively, Malaysia's Covid-19 cases have reached 59,817.

Currently, 110 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 47 of them requiring ventilator support.

At a press conference Wednesday, Dr Noor Hisham said the state with the most number of cases on Wednesday is Negri Sembilan, with 318 cases.

Sabah reported 293 new cases, while Selangor, which had over 1,600 cases recorded the day before, recorded only 115 new cases.

The number of new Covid-19 cases in remaining states are Perak (80 cases), Kuala Lumpur (44), Labuan (37), Johor (30), Kedah (24), Penang (14), Kelantan (eight), Sarawak (two), Pahang (two), Melaka (one), Terengganu (one) and Putrajaya (one).

Only Perlis did not record any new cases.

There are five import cases while the rest are local transmissions.

On the four new deaths, Dr Noor Hisham said two cases were in Sabah while the other two were in Penang and Labuan.

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