Covid-19 death funeral cases
Healthcare workers handling the funeral of a Covid-19 patient at the Section 21 Muslim Cemetery in Shah Alam, Selangor. PIX: MOHD ADZLAN / MalaysiaGazette / 17 FEBRUARY 2022. Petugas Kesihatan mengendalikan seorang jenazah pesakit Covid-19 untuk dikebumikan berikutan kes harian di Malaysia semakin meningkat dengan gelombang varian Omicron ketika tinjauan lensa Malaysia Gazette di Tanah Perkuburan Islam Seksyen 21, Shah Alam. Foto MOHD ADZLAN, 17 FEBRUARI 2022.

By Muhammad Azizul Osman

KUALA LUMPUR – 13,336 Covid-19 positive cases were reported yesterday. From that amount, 13,147 cases involved local infection while 189 cases were imported.

With the latest addition, the cumulative Covid-19 cases in Malaysia has increased to 4,152,203 cases.

Meanwhile, 54 Covid-19 deaths were recorded yesterday with 16 cases of brought-in dead (BID).

Selangor recorded the highest number of deaths with 13 cases, followed by Perak (nine), Kuala Lumpur (eight); Kedah and Negeri Sembilan (five each); Johor, Sarawak and Terengganu (three each); Kelantan and Melaka (two each) and Penang (one).

However, no death was reported in Pahang, Perlis, Sabah, Labuan and Putrajaya.

220,270 active Covid-19 cases were reported in the country as of last midnight, including 288 in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where 185 required respiratory support.

At the same time, 25,552 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the infection. -MalaysiaGazette