Covid-19: 77 deaths recorded, two victims aged below 30

PUTRAJAYA: Another 77 more people in Malaysia died due to Covid-19, taking the nation's death toll to 4,554.

In his Covid-19 update on Tuesday (June 22), Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham (pic) said Selangor recorded 32 deaths, the highest of all states in the country.

Other states with Covid-19 fatalities were Negri Sembilan (12 cases), Johor (eight), Sarawak (seven), Kuala Lumpur (five), Melaka (four), Sabah (three), Labuan (three), Pahang (one), Perlis (one) and Terengganu (one).

The deceased comprise 70 Malaysians and seven foreign nationals.

Two casualties were below the age of 30 – one a 25-year-old woman who died at Hospital Sultanah Nora Ismail in Batu Pahat, Johor. She had no underlying conditions.

The other was a 29-year-old woman who died at Hospital Kajang, who also suffered from obesity and asthma.

The Health Ministry also confirmed 11 deaths were classified as "brought in dead".

The number of patients currently under intensive care is 875, while 445 are on ventilator support.

Nationwide, there are 62,027 active cases.

Malaysia's Covid-19 cumulative total reached 705,762, after 4,743 more cases were recorded on Tuesday.

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