Covid-19: 1,704 new cases reported, 11 fatalities bring death toll to 494

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 1,704 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday (Jan 3), says the Health Ministry.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country also reported 11 new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the country’s death toll to 494.

INTERACTIVE: Latest figures (Malaysia)

A total of 2,726 patients recovered and were discharged, which means the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country is 97,218.

INTERACTIVE: Latest figures (Worldwide)

Active cases in the country now stand at 21,365.

In total, Malaysia has recorded 119,077 Covid-19 cases.

Currently, 124 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 51 of them requiring ventilator support.

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