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Selangor sees average of 6 Covid deaths per week

State Public Health, Unity and Women and Family Empowerment Committee chairman Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud say the Covid-19 situation in Selangor remains under control.

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Selangor has recorded 1,000 to 2,000 Covid-19 cases a day from the 35th until the 46th epidemiological week this year.
Selangor has recorded 1,000 to 2,000 Covid-19 cases a day from the 35th until the 46th epidemiological week this year.

Selangor has recorded an average of six deaths per week due to Covid-19 from the beginning of this year until Nov 19, the state legislative assembly was told today.

State Public Health, Unity and Women and Family Empowerment Committee chairman Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud said that since the onset of Covid-19 in the country, a total of 10,911 deaths were reported in Selangor with an overall case fatality rate (CFR) of 0.7%.

"However, for 2022, since the third epidemiological week, the CFR has dropped to 0.1%," she said, replying to a question from Saari Sungib (PH-Hulu Kelang).

She said the Covid-19 situation in Selangor throughout the year was under control with around 1,000 to 2,000 cases registered a day from the 35th until the 46th epidemiological week.

The majority of the registered cases (95%) were in Category Two while the remaining 4.5% were in Categories Three, Four and Five.

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