Covid-19: Two people in 30s without recorded comorbidities among 76 new deaths


PETALING JAYA: Two people in their thirties with no recorded medical conditions were among the 76 new Covid-19 fatalities on Saturday (June 12), says Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic).

The two deaths are a 31-year-old man in Labuan and a 36-year-old woman in Negri Sembilan.

“There were a total of 76 deaths today involving 27 cases in Selangor, nine cases each in Kuala Lumpur and Negri Sembilan, eight cases in Johor, five cases each in Sabah and Melaka, four cases in Sarawak, three cases in Kelantan, two cases in Kedah, and one case each in Penang, Perak, Pahang and Labuan, ” he said.

Dr Noor Hisham added that all of the fatalities are Malaysians and said that this brings the current Covid-19 death toll to 3, 844.

In his statement on Saturday, Dr Noor Hisham also said that there were more recoveries today (8, 334 cases) over new cases (5, 793). This is the fifth day in a row where recoveries overtook new cases.

Selangor remains the highest on the list of new daily Covid-19 cases with 1, 582 cases, followed by Negri Sembilan (618), Sarawak (569), Kuala Lumpur (559), Johor (504) and Sabah (378).

The number of cases in other states are as follows: Kelantan (337), Labuan (250), Perak (218), Penang (198), Melaka (178), Kedak (171), Pahang (121), Terengganu (82), Putrajaya (23) and Perlis (five).

There were six new imported cases; four of whom are citizens and two non-citizens.

The total cumulative Covid-19 cases in Malaysia stands at 652, 204. A cumulative total of 572, 113 people have recovered.

The number of active cases now stands at 76, 247. Of this, 914 are in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) while 459 require ventilator support.

24 new Covid-19 clusters were also reported, bringing the total number of active clusters to 761.

The new clusters were from communities (7), workplaces (15), and detention centres (2).

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