Monday, September 20, 2021

1,240 new cases, death toll up by 7

691 recoveries also reported.

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A new high of 1,240 cases was recorded today, pushing total confirmed infections to 27,805.

Of these, 927 were recorded in Sabah, followed by Selangor (177), Penang (61), Negeri Sembilan (25) and Kuala Lumpur (17).

Perak recorded eight new cases, followed by Sarawak (seven), Labuan (six), Johor (four), Terengganu (three), Kedah (three) and Melaka (two).

No new cases were recorded in Perlis, Kelantan, Pahang and Putrajaya.

Active cases now stand at 9,744 with 94 in the ICU and 31 in need of respiratory assistance.

A total of 691 patients were discharged from hospital, taking recoveries to 17,825 or 64.11%.

However, seven more deaths were also reported, all in Sabah, taking the virus toll to 236 or 0.85%.

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