Covid-19: 499 cases in ICU, 269 require ventilators, says Health DG


PETALING JAYA: A total of 499 Covid-19 cases were treated at intensive care units on Friday (Dec 3), says the Health Ministry.

Its director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said 269 cases also required ventilator support.

"A total of 5,551 new Covid-19 cases were recorded on Friday (Dec 3), bringing the cumulative cases to 2,649,578.

"There were also 5,301 recoveries, bringing the total number to 2,556,554," he said in a statement.

He said of the positive cases, 78 cases were category three, four and five while 5,473 were category one and two.

"Six new clusters were recorded, bringing the number of active clusters to 228," he added.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Dr Noor Hisham , cluster , ICU , new cases

   

Next In Nation

Clusters rise 313.3% at educational institutions
Teachers in politics draw concern
Mahdzir: Kemas staff involvement in politics an old practice
Hasni in ‘polls position’
Pakatan lines up new strategies to woo new young voters
EC to meet on Feb 9 to set Johor polls date
PROMOTING MALAYSIA’S ENTERPRISES TO THE WORLD
Umno may go solo in polls
Another DAP rep opts out of the polls
EC urged to consider easing campaigning restrictions

Others Also Read


Vouchers