Covid-19: 5,841 new cases, Selangor still top with 2,072


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 5,841 new cases, bringing the nation's cumulative total to 716,847.

In a tweet on Thursday (June 24), the Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor still has the highest number of cases with 2,072.

This is followed by Negri Sembilan with 781 cases, Sarawak (581), Kuala Lumpur (552), Johor (346), Kedah (271), Melaka (247), Labuan (212), Sabah (203), Pahang (162), Kelantan (135), Perak (120), Penang (108), Terengganu (29), Putrajaya (17) and Perlis (five).

Another 84 people died from Covid-19, taking the death toll to 4,721.

Currently, 869 patients are treated in intensive care units (ICUs), with 438 on ventilators.

There were 5,411 patients who were discharged, bringing the total number of recoveries to 650,954.

Active cases saw a slight increase to 61,162.

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