PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 1,671 new Covid-19 infections on Saturday (March 20), says the Health Ministry.
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country also reported four new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the country’s death toll to 1,229.
He added that of the 1,671 new cases, two were imported while the rest were local transmissions.
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There were 1,585 patients who recovered and were discharged, which means the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country is 316,042.
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Active cases in the country now stand at 14,442.
In total, Malaysia has recorded 331,713 Covid-19 cases.
Currently, 151 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 64 of them requiring ventilator support.
Status Terkini #COVID19, 20 Mac 2021— KKMalaysia (@KKMPutrajaya) March 20, 2021
Kes sembuh= 1,585
Jumlah kes sembuh=316,042
Kes baharu positif=1,671 (1,669 tempatan, 2 import)
Jumlah kes kematian=1,229
Kes dirawat di ICU=151
Bantuan Alat Pernafasan=64 pic.twitter.com/ayBIYNWEd7