Covid-19: 4,865 new cases, Selangor remains state with highest number at 1,743

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has recorded 4,865 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the country's cumulative total to 479,421.

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor had 1,743 new cases, remaining as the state with the highest figure.

Sarawak is second highest with 512 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur (477), Johor (407) and Kelantan (406).

The country also recorded 47 more Covid-19 deaths, taking the death toll up to 1,994.

In the same 24-hour span, another 3,497 patients were discharged from treatment.

The number of active Covid-19 cases is now 44,827.

There are 531 patients in intensive care units (ICU), while 277 are under ventilator support.

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