COVID-19: 2,847 new cases today, Sarawak and Selangor both record over 700 cases

Malaysia has recorded 2,847 new COVID-19 cases today which brings the total number of infections to 387,535. There are 8 new deaths reported and the death toll is now 1,415.

The Ministry of Health has reported 2,341 new recoveries and a total of 363,608 patients have recovered and discharged so far. The recovery rate is now 93.83% while the mortality rate is now 0.37%.

There are currently 22,512 active cases remaining which are receiving treatment. 260 are in ICU while 125 require respiratory support.

Out of the 2,847 new cases today, 4 are imported while 2,843 are transmitted locally. Selangor recorded the most with 748 cases, followed by Sarawak with 717 cases, Kelantan with 476 cases and Kuala Lumpur with 302 cases.

This story is developing.


Alexander Wong