The number of new cases has increased to 5,020, bringing the cumulative total to 2,673,019 cases.
COVID-19 cases increased slightly in Malaysia yesterday to 5,020 from 4,965 yesterday, increasing the cumulative total to 2,673,019 as of noon, Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.
He said that 98.3 percent, or 4,933 of the 5,020 cases recorded yesterday, were classified as one or two, while 1.7 percent, or 87 cases, were classified as three, four, or five.
source - nikkei asia
COVID-19 is classified into five categories, with category one being the least severe and category five being the most severe.
Dr Noor Hisham announced in a statement that 4,525 cases were found yesterday, increasing the total number of recovered cases to 2,581,395.
He reported that 359 patients were being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), including 159 who need ventilators.
Thirteen more clusters were discovered yesterday, increasing the total number of active clusters in the country to 245.
He said that Malaysia's infectivity rate, or Rt value, was 0.99 yesterday.
Detailed information about Malaysia's COVID-19 condition is accessible on the COVIDNOW website at https://covidnow.moh.gov.my, and data is updated daily at midnight.