Health Ministry: 1,482 new cases for 345,500 total, seven fatalities

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 1,482 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (March 31), bringing the cumulative total to 345,500.

In a tweet, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were seven fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,272.


Another 1,070 patients were discharged from medical facilities in the country, which means 329,624 people have recovered from the disease.

In total there are 14,604 active cases nationwide.

INTERACTIVE: Latest figures (Malaysia)

From this number, 164 are in intensive care units, with 81 requiring ventilation support.

Dr Noor Hisham also said Selangor topped the list of new infections, with 661 new Covid-19 cases recorded.

Penang and Sarawak also recorded cases in the hundreds with 200 and 176 cases, respectively.

In addition, four states recorded cases in the single digits – Labuan with eight, Putrajaya (three), Terengganu (two) and Perlis (one).

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