Saturday, October 16, 2021

Record 1,755 cases, majority in Sabah

736 recoveries and two more deaths.

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Daily Covid-19 cases hit a new high of 1,755 today, pushing total confirmed infections in the country to 38,189.

Of these, 1,199 were reported in Sabah, followed by Penang (192), Selangor (164), Labuan (59) and Negeri Sembilan (45).

Kelantan recorded 19 new cases, followed by Perak (18), Kuala Lumpur (18), Sarawak (18), Putrajaya (nine), Terengganu (eight), Johor (four) and Melaka (two).

Active cases stand at 11,530 with 83 in the ICU and 32 in need of respiratory assistance.

Another 726 patients were discharged, taking total recoveries to 26,380 or 69.1%.

However, two more deaths were recorded, bringing the virus toll to 279.

Three new clusters were also detected while another three ended.

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