Monday, October 18, 2021

1,472 new cases, more than half in Selangor

Three more deaths take toll to 363.

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Another 1,472 Covid-19 cases were recorded today, taking total confirmed infections in the country to 67,169.

Of these, 891 or 52.9% were recorded in Selangor, 788 or 87.3% of which were from the Teratai cluster.

A total of 6,603 individuals from the Teratai cluster have been screened for Covid-19, 5,056 of whom have tested positive.

Of these, 331 or 6.5% are Malaysians while 4,725 or 93.5% are foreigners.

Sabah meanwhile recorded 267 new cases.

Negeri Sembilan recorded 146 new cases, Johor 68, Penang 29, Kuala Lumpur 26, Kedah 21, Perak 13, Kelantan 10 and Sarawak one.

Active cases stand at 10,495 with 120 in the ICU and 44 in need of respiratory assistance.

Another 1,552 patients were discharged, bringing total recoveries to 56,311.

However, three more deaths were reported, pushing the virus toll to 363.

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