Covid-19: Selangor records average of six deaths a week from Jan 1 to Nov 19, 2022


SHAH ALAM: Selangor has recorded an average of six deaths per week due to Covid-19 since the beginning of this year until Nov 19, the state legislative assembly was told Wednesday (Nov 30).

State Public Health, Unity and Women and Family Empowerment Committee chairman Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud (pic) said that since Covid-19 hit the country, a total of 10,911 deaths were reported in Selangor and the overall case fatality rate (CFR) was 0.7%.

"However, for 2022, since the third epidemiology week, the CFR has dropped to 0.1%," she said when replying to a question from Saari Sungib (PH-Hulu Kelang).

She said the Covid-19 situation in Selangor throughout the year was under control with around 1,000 to 2,000 cases registered in a day from the 35th epidemiology week until 46th epidemiology week.

The majority, or 95%, of the registered cases were in category two while the remaining 4.5% were in category three, four and five, she added. - Bernama

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