Covid: 1,683 new cases, three deaths reported Sunday

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of daily Covid-19 positive cases in the country remained below 2,000 for the second straight day, with 1,683 cases reported today, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

A total of 2,506 recoveries were also recorded while there were three fatalities due to the pandemic, taking the death toll to 1,169.

He said the latest developments took the cumulative case count to 313,460, total recoveries to 291,958 and active cases to 20,333.

“The new cases today involved 1,673 local transmissions and 10 imported cases. A total of 174 cases are being treated in the intensive care units, with 81 patients requiring ventilator support,” he tweeted.

Selangor recorded the highest number of cases, with 746, followed by Sarawak (201 cases), Penang (172), Johor (158), Kuala Lumpur (125) and Sabah (99). -Bernama

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