Covid-19: Malaysia detects 2,465 new infections, total now at 4,988,759 cases

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia detected 2,465 new Covid-19 infections on Monday (Nov 28), bringing the total number of cases in the country to 4,988,759 since the pandemic began.

The Health Ministry's KKMNow portal reported that 2,464 of Monday's new infections were locally transmitted while there was one imported case.

It also reported that 2,029 individuals recovered from Covid-19 infections on Monday, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 4,924,464 since the pandemic began.

According to the portal, there are currently 27,638 active Covid-19 infections in the country, with 25,614 individuals, or 92.7% of active cases, observing home quarantine.

A total of 1,932 Covid-19 patients, or 7% of active cases were seeking treatment at hospitals throughout the country, as at 11.59pm Monday, while a further 92, or 0.3%, were admitted to intensive care units (ICU) nationwide.

Of those in ICU on Monday, 41 were unventilated while 51 required ventilator support.

The portal also reported that Malaysia's overall ICU utilisation rate stood at 66% as at 11.59pm Monday, while the hospital utilisation rate was at 71.9%.

KKMNow also reported that there were five deaths due to Covid-19 reported on Monday, including two classified as brought-in-dead.

This brings the total number of fatalities due to Covid-19 in Malaysia to 36,657 since the pandemic began.

The Health Ministry's GitHub data repository reported that two Covid-19 deaths each were detected in Perak and Selangor, while one fatality was recorded in Kedah.

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