Covid-19: 4,855 new cases for 458,077 total, 27 deaths


May 13

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 4,855 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (May 13), bringing the cumulative total to 458,077.

Selangor recorded the highest number of cases at 1,783, followed by Kuala Lumpur (521) and Johor (467).

In a statement, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the new cases, 4,852 cases were local infections while three were imported cases.

Another 27 people succumbed to Covid-19.

He also said there were 3,347 recoveries for a total of 414,707 to date, a 90.5% recovery rate.

The number of active cases is now 41,582.

Of this number, 481 are in intensive care units (ICU), with 247 requiring ventilator support.

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