Covid-19: 822 new cases, two more deaths bring total to 302 (updated)

Covid-19: 822 new cases, two more deaths bring total to 302 (updated)

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 822 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (Nov 11), which means there have been 42,872 infections in the country since the pandemic began.

The country also reported two new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the country’s death toll to 302.

There are 769 patients who were discharged, which means the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country is 31,073.

Active cases in the country have gone up to 11,497.

Currently, 86 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 30 of them requiring ventilator support.

At a press conference, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Sabah remained the state with the most number of Covid-19 cases in the country.

The state recorded 259 new infections, or 31.5% of the country’s total cases on Wednesday.

Negri Sembilan recorded the second highest figure out of all states, with 225 new cases. Of that total, 221 cases are from existing clusters.

Dr Noor Hisham also said the Klang Valley states recorded 202 cases, or 24.6% of Wednesday’s total, in which Selangor has 176 cases, Kuala Lumpur has 17 while Putrajaya has three.

Other states that recorded new Covid-19 cases are Labuan (46 cases), Kedah (17), Sarawak (14), Perak (14), Johor (10), Melaka (six), Perlis (two) and Kelantan (one).

Terengganu and Pahang reported zero cases.

There are seven import cases, involving individuals arriving from India, Canada, Indonesia, UAE, Afghanistan, Russia and Saudi Arabia.

On the two new deaths, Dr Noor Hisham said both cases were in Sabah and involved two non-Malaysian women aged 22 and 67.

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