Covid-19: Another 5,666 new cases, cumulative total now 2,431,716

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  • Sunday, 24 Oct 2021

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded another 5,666 cases of Covid-19, the Health Ministry reported on Sunday (Oct 24).

This was marginally lower than the 5,828 cases reported on Saturday (Oct 23).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,431,716 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Of the 5,666 cases, 5,646 were local transmissions while 20 were imported infections.

There were 6,978 patients discharged in the same 24-hour span, bringing the total recoveries in the country to 2,327,369 - a recovery rate of 95.7%.

Currently, there are 601 patients at intensive care units (ICU), with some 299 cases on ventilator support.

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