New COVID Cases In Malaysia Remain Under 3000 Mark

New COVID Cases In Malaysia Remain Under 3000 Mark

In the last 24 hours, the health ministry has reported 2,690 new Covid-19 cases, following a downward trend below the 3,000 mark.


New COVID Cases In Malaysia Remain Under 3000 Mark

In the last 24 hours, the health ministry has reported 2,690 new Covid-19 cases, following a downward trend below the 3,000 mark.

The ministry recorded 2,882 new cases on Sunday, down from 3,386 new cases reported on Saturday.

In a statement, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah noted that in the week of December 26 to January 1, there was a decreasing trend in the number of deaths reported (18.2%), average usage of ICU beds (18.4%), and average use of respiratory equipment (30.4%).

However, in the same week, there was a 2.3 percent increase in the number of new cases reported.

Today, no new cases were detected at flood relief centres, bringing the total number of flood victims infected with the virus to 15.

Source - The New Indian Express

A total of 2,767,044 cases have been reported.

He claimed 3,535 individuals had recovered, increasing the total to 2,695,751 recoveries.

A total of 265 patients are still in intensive care, with 188 of them confirmed Covid-19 positive and 77 suspected of infection.

Meanwhile, 147 patients require respiratory support, with 81 patients testing positive for Covid-19 and the remaining 66 suspecting positive.

Today, there were 2,390 locally developed infections involving 2,317 Malaysians and 73 foreigners and 300 imported cases.

Only 1.9 percent of these individuals were in Category 3, 4, or 5 when they were diagnosed.

Three clusters were also recorded today, according to Noor Hisham.

The Covid-19 infectivity rate in Malaysia stayed at 0.99, with Johor having the highest R-nought level of 1.01, Kelantan (1.00), and the rest of the states and federal territories falling below 1.00.

According to Noor Hisham, the number of new clusters found in the final week of 2021 increased to 32 from 24 the week before, with the majority of them being those reported at work or imported.

Source – Free Malaysia Today

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