Covid-19: Another 340 cases recorded for 5,037,582 total

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 340 new Covid-19 infections on Friday (Feb 3), says the Health Ministry.

Data released on its KKMNow portal early Saturday (Feb 4) showed that this brings the cumulative total to 5,037,582 cases since the pandemic began.

Of the 340 cases, there was one imported case while the remaining 339 were local transmissions.

The ministry also recorded 203 recoveries on Thursday.

There are currently 10,210 active cases, of which 9,823 individuals (96.2%) are undergoing home quarantine while 379 individuals (3.7%) require hospitalisation.

Of this number, eight are warded in intensive care units (ICU) throughout the country, with five requiring ventilator support and three unventilated.

There were no fatalities recorded, which leaves the Covid-19 death toll at 36,942 since the pandemic started.

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