PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded another 4,854 Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry reported on Sunday (Nov 21).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,586,601 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Earlier, the Health Ministry had said through its CovidNow portal that a total of 41 new Covid-19 fatalities were recorded on Saturday (Nov 20), bringing the cumulative death toll to 29,978.

Of the number, six deaths were classified as “brought-in-dead”.

The number of active cases currently stands at 69,485 cases, with 79.7% or 55,346 being patients with mild infections who are undergoing home quarantine.

Another 8,004 or 11.5% patients are those under isolation at low-risk quarantine centres (PKRC) while the number of those being hospitalised are 5,606 or 8.1%.

There are currently 268 patients in intensive care units (ICU) who do not require ventilator support, while another 261 are on ventilators.



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