COVID-19: 6,320 new cases and 50 new deaths today, Malaysia’s total cases exceed 500,000

Malaysia has recorded 6,320 new COVID-19 cases today which brings the total number of infections to 505,115. There are 50 new deaths reported and the death toll is now 2,199.

The Ministry of Health has reported 4,694 new recoveries and a total of 449,234 patients have recovered and discharged so far. The recovery rate is now 88.9% while the mortality rate is now at 0.44%.

There are currently 53,682 active cases remaining that are receiving treatment. 652 are in ICU while 370 require respiratory support.

Out of the 6,320 new cases today, 3 are imported while 6,317 are transmitted locally.

There are 17 new clusters identified today.

This story is developing.

Alexander Wong