Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia nears 160,000 complete Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Immediately sees 3,339 new Covid-19 circumstances recorded, bringing the full variety of infections within the nation to 158,434 circumstances. Well being director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah stated Selangor stays within the lead with 1,314 circumstances reported.

“Sabah recorded the second highest with 393 circumstances, adopted by Johor with 362 circumstances,” he stated in an announcement. Of at this time’s circumstances, 15 are imported, through which the infections occurred overseas, whereas the remaining 3,324 circumstances are home.

Immediately’s quantity brings the full variety of energetic circumstances to 37,782. Of the three,324 home circumstances, 2,292 contain Malaysians whereas the remaining 1,032 are international residents. “Immediately additionally sees 2,676 recoveries, bringing the full variety of recoveries from Covid-19 in Malaysia to 120,051, or 75.eight per cent of all complete circumstances.

Equally, 240 circumstances are at present being handled in Intensive Care Models, of which 93 require respiratory help,” Dr Noor Hisham stated. The director-general additionally introduced seven extra Covid-19-linked deaths at this time, bringing the full variety of fatalities attributed to the virus within the nation to 601, or 0.38 per cent of all complete circumstances.

“The victims have been between the ages of 32 to 93, positioned in Johor, Negri Sembilan, Kedah, and Selangor. Six of the victims have been Malaysians, whereas one is a international citizen. “All of them suffered from varied pre-existing illnesses together with diabetes, high-blood stress, dyslipidaemia, weight problems, coronary heart and kidney ailments, pulmonary tuberculosis and Alzheimer’s,” he stated.


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