PETALING JAYA: Sixty people died from Covid-19 on Sunday (June 20), bringing the cumulative total to 4,408 cases, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic).
The Health director-general said Selangor recorded 20 death cases - the most out of all states.
Other states with Covid-19 fatalities were 11 in Negri Sembilan, four respectively in Kuala Lumpur and Labuan, two each in Sabah, Perak and Sarawak, and one each in Penang, Kedah and Pahang, he said in a statement.
Out of the 60 deaths, 56 were Malaysians while another four were foreigners, added Dr Noor Hisham.
The youngest fatality is a 28-year-old woman from Selangor with no comorbidities, who died at Hospital Kajang.
There are also seven cases declared as “brought in dead”. Among them was an 80-year-old Sabahan man with tuberculosis.
Another was a 46-year-old man from Selangor with diabetes, a 62-year-old Labuan woman with diabetes and high blood pressure, and an 86-year-old man from Johor with high blood pressure and stroke.
Presently, there are 880 cases being treated at the ICU with 454 individuals requiring ventilator support.