Malaysia’s new Covid-19 cases dip below 4,000-mark to 3,391, but 19 new deaths recorded

Danial Dzulkifly
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A DBKL worker sprays near Pavilion Kuala Lumpur February 3, 2021. — Picture by Miera Zulyana
A DBKL worker sprays near Pavilion Kuala Lumpur February 3, 2021. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5 — The Ministry of Health recorded a dip in the Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with 3,391 new infections compared to 4,571 cases yesterday.

However, the country also recorded 19 new fatalities related to Covid-19, making the cumulative death tally at 845.

Currently, Malaysia has 48,751 active Covid-19 cases with 310 patients under intensive care with 134 cases needing breathing aid.

Selangor still tops the list of states that recorded the most infection in the past 24 hours at 1,288 cases, followed by Johor at 598 cases and the Federal Territories at 395 cases.

To date, Selangor recorded the most Covid-19 cases at 75,297, followed by Sabah at 49,981, Federal Territories at 28,449, Johor at 25,560, and Negri Sembilan at 12,169, with the rest of the states still records four-digit figures.

The Ministry of Health also reported 3,392 new recoveries in the last day, with a cumulative recovery case 185,278 from 234,874 total Covid-19 infections recorded nationwide.

Only four cases were imported, involving two locals and two non-nationals.

The death cases recorded in the past day involves seven cases in the Federal Territory, five cases in Sabah, three cases each in Selangor and Sarawak, and one case in Perak.

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