Tuesday, March 9, 2021

869 new cases, death toll hits 300

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US daily virus toll below 1,000 for first time in months

The slowdown is good news for President Joe Biden, whose colossal US$1.9 trillion aid plan successfully passed the Senate on Saturday, and will bolster his large-scale vaccination strategy.

Syrian president and wife test positive for Covid-19

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Another 869 Covid-19 cases were recorded today, pushing total confirmed infections in the country to 42,050.

Of these, 397 were recorded in Sabah, 236 in Selangor, and 141 in Negeri Sembilan.

Penang recorded 27 new cases, Kuala Lumpur 19, Perak 12, Kelantan nine, Labuan eight, Johor eight, Sarawak six, Kedah three and Putrajaya three.

Active cases stand at 11,446 with 82 in the ICU and 27 in need of respiratory assistance.

Another 725 patients were discharged, taking total recoveries to 30,304.

However, six more deaths were reported, bringing the virus toll to 300.

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