Covid-19: Record high of 3,337 cases reported, 15 fatalities bring death toll to 578


PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia reported 3,337 more Covid-19 infections on Thursday (Jan 14), a new daily record for the country.

Prior to this, the most number of cases in a day was 3,309, which was recorded just two days ago on Jan 12.

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There were also 15 Covid-19 deaths on Thursday, taking the death toll to 578.

The country now has 147,855 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic.

On the same day, 1,710 Covid-19 patients were discharged which means 113,288 people in the country have recovered from the virus.

The number of people with active Covid-19 infections in Malaysia is now up to 33,989.

Currently, 195 patients are in intensive care, with 86 requiring ventilator support.

Seven of Thursday’s cases were imported infections, while the rest are local transmissions.

Selangor again recorded the highest increase of the day out of all states with 1,036 new cases, followed by Johor with 460 cases and Sabah with 389.

INTERACTIVE: Latest figures (Worldwide)

The number of cases reported in the remaining states are as follows:

Kuala Lumpur (257 cases), Penang (234), Sarawak (180), Negri Sembilan (169), Pahang (113), Perak (92), Terengganu (89), Kedah (86), Melaka (85), Labuan (34), Putrajaya (25) and Perlis (4).

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