Covid-19: M'sia records 16,073 new cases, Sarawak still at top with 3,522


  • Nation
  • Monday, 13 Sep 2021

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia reported 16,073 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (Sept 13), says the Health Ministry).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country’s cumulative total number of infections now stood at 1,995,771.

Sarawak recorded the highest daily figure with 3,522 new Covid-19 infections, followed by Johor (2,030) and Selangor (1,947).

Cases in other states are as follows: Sabah (1,649), Penang (1,243), Kedah (1,191), Kelantan (1,070), Perak (1,011), Pahang (878), Terengganu (704), Kuala Lumpur (398), Melaka (206), Perlis (41), Putrajaya (16) and Labuan (11).

Of the 16,073 new cases, 21 are imported cases while the rest are local transmissions.

The locally transmitted cases involved 14,352 (89.4%) Malaysians and 1,700 (10.6%) foreign nationals.

Some 1,312 patients are in intensive care units nationwide. Of this total, 967 are confirmed Covid-19 cases, while 345 are suspected cases.

Another 698 patients are on ventilators, of which 444 are confirmed Covid-19 cases while 254 are suspected.

In the same 24-hour span, 24,813 patients in the country were discharged from treatment.

A total of 1,756,526 people in Malaysia have recovered from Covid-19.

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