12,366 Covid-19 cases, 93 deaths

21-Jul-2021 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 5:02 AM Print This Post

The health ministry has reported 12,366 Covid-19 cases and 93 deaths in the past 24 hours.

In a tweet, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 7,567 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 798,955.

Noor Hisham said the total number of infections now stands at 939,899.

There are 133,703 active cases, with 924 patients being treated in intensive care and 448 requiring respiratory assistance.

Meanwhile, the 93 deaths take the number of fatalities to 7,241.

Selangor recorded the highest number of cases today with 5,524.

The cumulative number of cases in Kuala Lumpur has also breached the 100,000 mark, with the 1,580 cases recorded today bringing the total to 100,752 infections.

Negeri Sembilan had 970 cases today, followed by Johor (793), Kedah (701), Sabah (657), Penang (460), Sarawak (351), Melaka (309), Perak (295), Pahang (288), Terengganu (190), Kelantan (179), Putrajaya (50), Labuan (17) and Perlis (2).

Of today’s 12,366 cases, 12,358 were local infections comprising 10,002 Malaysians and 2,356 foreigners, while the other eight were imported cases.

Noor Hisham went on to say that the 52 cases reported today were category 5, while 33 were category 4. About 93 were category 3 cases.

The 93 deceased comprised 91 Malaysians and two foreigners. All but 12 had existing medical conditions.

Ten were brought in dead.

Selangor reported the highest number of casualties with 31, followed by Johor (16), Melaka (9), Kedah (8), Pahang (7), Perak, Penang and Negeri Sembilan (5), Kuala Lumpur, Sabah and Sarawak (2) and Terengganu (1).

Noor Hisham also said that as of yesterday, the country’s Covid-19 infectivity rate stood at 1.14.

Terengganu recorded the highest R-nought level at 1.30, followed by Kedah (1.24), Sabah (1.23), Putrajaya (1.22), Penang (1.20), Johor (1.18), Negeri Sembilan (1.17), Pahang (1.16), Selangor (1.15), Melaka (1.14), Kuala Lumpur and Perak (1.10), Kelantan (1.09), Sarawak (0.92), Labuan (0.77) and Perlis (0).

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