Covid-19: 1,671 new cases reported, four fatalities bring death toll to 1,229


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  • Saturday, 20 Mar 2021

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.

INTERACTIVE: Latest figures (Malaysia)

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.

INTERACTIVE: Latest figures (Worldwide)

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.

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