Two Covid-19 deaths reported, including one BID

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry logged 1,330 new Covid-19 cases yesterday (June 6), bringing the number of current active coronavirus cases to 21,630.

The ministry's data-sharing website CovidNow showed total cases was now at 4,516,319, since the virus hit in early 2020.

The ministry also logged 1,811 recoveries on Monday, which pushed the cumulative count to 4,458,999.

However, two Covid-19-related deaths were reported in Johor and Kelantan, each.

The death in Kelantan was a brought-in-dead case.

11 out of an average 10 million Malaysians died due to coronavirus in the last two weeks.

The ministry logged an average 396 hospital admissions daily, with 12.4 per cent for Covid-19 cases.

Currently, 95.5 per cent or 20,659 patients are placed under home quarantine, 4.3 per cent or 924 are hospitalised and 0.2 per cent, which is equivalent to 22 patients are warded in intensive care units (ICU).

Eleven of them are ventilated, while 0.1 per cent, which represents 25 patients are placed at Covid-19 quarantine and treatment centres (PKRC).

The ministry also reported that 59.8 per cent of hospital beds throughout the country are occupied, while 57.6 per cent of ICU beds, 35.7 per cent of ventilators and 11.4 per cent of PKRC beds are being utilised for Covid-19 treatment purposes.

The ministry conducts around 28,853 Covid-19 tests daily, with a 4.4 per cent positivity rate, stated the portal.

On an average of seven days, the ministry reported that 1,602 cases were transmitted sporadically, while seven cases were transmitted through a cluster.

On vaccinations, a total 1,733,437 children aged five to 11 years old have been inoculated with one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, while 1,202,212 of them have completed their vaccination cycle with two-doses.

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