PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 2,063 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (March 4), bringing the cumulative total to 307,943.
In a tweet, the Health Ministry said within the same 24-hour period, there were five fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,153.
Nine are imported infections, while the rest are local transmissions.
Another 2,922 patients were discharged from medical facilities nationwide, which means 283,629 have recovered from the Covid-19 to date.
There are still 23,161 active cases nationwide.
From this number, 193 are in intensive care units, with 99 requiring ventilator support.