Covid-19: 2,093 new infections, 3 deaths yesterday

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported 2,093 new Covid-19 cases yesterday (Monday), a jump from 1,690 infections on Sunday.

This takes the total coronavirus cases nationwide to 4,542,705, revealed the Health Ministry's CovidNow portal.

Malaysia's Covid-19 death toll now stands at 35,735 with three more fatalities recorded yesterday after no deaths were reported the day before from the coronavirus.

No brought in-dead (BID) cases were reported, with the overall tally involving fatalities at 7,579.

There are currently 25,952 active Covid-19 cases in the country.

Of the total, 24,929 cases or 96.1 per cent have been placed under home quarantine, 15 patients (0.1 per cent) at Integrated Quarantine and Treatment Centres; and 985 others (3.8 er cent) have been hospitalised.

There are currently 18 ventilated Covid-19 patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU), while five other ICU patients do not require ventilator support.

There were 161 hospital admissions in the Klang Valley, with hospital bed utilisation rates at 54.6 per cent. Selangor recorded the highest number of daily admissions at 138 (bed utilisation rate in the state currently at 76.2 per cent), while Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya registered 12 and 11 new admissions, respectively.

Other states also reported new hospital admissions, namely, Johor (93), Kedah (24), Kelantan (12), Melaka (six), Negri Sembilan (two), Pahang (one), Perak (seven), Perlis (four), Penang (six), Sabah (48) and Sarawak (37). There were no Covid admissions in Labuan and Terengganu yesterday.

There are currently four active Covid-19 clusters, with no new Covid-19 clusters detected yesterday. A total 7,015 Covid-19 clusters were reported in the country.

A total 2,082 new recoveries from Covid-19 were reported in the country on Monday, taking the overall figure to 4,481,018 cases.

On vaccination rates, 68.6 per cent of the nationwide adult population have received the booster dose, 97.8 per cent of individuals have received two doses, while 99 per cent have received at least one dose.

A total 2,911,081 adolescents in Malaysia (96.5 per cent) aged between 12 and 17 have also received two vaccine doses and 3,001,413 (96.4 per cent) have received at least one dose.

Meanwhile, a total 1,299,348 (36.6 per cent) children aged between five and 11 have received two vaccine doses and 1,737,987 (49 per cent) have received at least one dose.

Of the total population, 28,021,608 individuals (85.8 per cent) received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and 27,215,106 people received two doses (83.3 per cent).

Most Popular
Related Article
Says Stories