Covid-19 Watch: 217 new cases, says Health Ministry

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 217 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday (March 1), says the Health Ministry.

The Health Ministry said through data released on its KKMNow portal on Thursday (March 2) that this brings the new total to 5,043,008 cases since the pandemic began.

All of the 217 cases are local.

The ministry also said through its KKMNow portal that there were 233 recoveries on Wednesday, bringing the total number of active cases in Malaysia to 9, 230.

Of the active cases, 96.2% or 8,882 individuals are undergoing home quarantine, while 3.7% of active cases or 341 individuals need to be hospitalised, with seven warded in intensive care units (ICU) throughout the country.

Out of the seven, four require ventilator support.

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In Nation

DBKK issues 16 compound notices against developers for operating beyond permitted hours
Purple-dressed policewomen on motorcycles to make presence felt in Kota Kinabalu
Sabah police to wrap up water protest probe soon
Local man detained for failing to produce documents for controlled goods
All consumer complaints will be investigated, says Sabah Domestic Trade Ministry
Student drowns in Kuala Lipis mining pool
Domestic Trade Ministry working with authorities to end diesel smuggling in border areas
Duo nabbed in Kota Tinggi for possessing air rifles, ketum
Fight at Kota Kinabalu pub leaves one dead and another critically injured
Decomposed body found on road side from prior road accident

Others Also Read