Health Ministry: 3,499 new Covid-19 cases today, five deaths

Ashman Adam
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Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement today said that five new deaths were also registered bringing the total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Malaysia to 958. — Picture by Miera Zulyana
Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement today said that five new deaths were also registered bringing the total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Malaysia to 958. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — The Health Ministry today recorded 3,499 new Covid-19 cases, with Selangor reporting the highest number of cases at 1,345.

Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement today said that five new deaths were also registered bringing the total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Malaysia to 958.

He said only one of the new Covid-19 cases today was imported, while the rest came from local transmissions.

“Currently we have 263 Covid-19 patients being treated in the intensive care unit (ICU), with 118 of them needing ventilators,” he said.

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