KUALA LUMPUR – Based on the report by the Ministry of Health (MOH), the Covid-19 infection rate is showing a decreasing trend for five days since 30 March.
As of last midnight, the daily Covid-19 cases continued to drop to 12,380 cases, compared to 14,692 case the day before.
Director-General of Health, Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said, the cumulative Covid-19 cases in the country has increased to 4,246,467 cases.
Meanwhile, MOH recorded 20,635 recoveries yesterday, shifting the total Covid-19 recoveries to 4,018,421 cases.
“Although the number of cases had dropped, the imported cases have increased to 462 cases involving 326 citizens and 136 non-citizens.
“Meanwhile, there were 11,918 local infections involving 11,408 citizens and 510 non-citizens,” he said in a media statement today.
He said, 253 cases required treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with 122 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 113 suspected or under investigation cases.
Meanwhile, 157 cases required respiratory support, with 61 cases confirmed to be Covid-19 and 96 cases were suspected or under investigation for the disease.
On the breakdown of the 12,380 daily Covid-19 cases, 7,559 cases were Category 1, 4,736 cases were Category 2, 32 cases were Category 3, 20 cases were Category 4 and 33 cases were under Category 5.
Dr. Noor Hisham said, from the 85 Covid-19 cases under Category 3, 4 and 5, 24 cases were unvaccinated or did not complete their vaccination. 33 cases have received two doses of vaccine but have not received their booster dose, 28 cases have received booster dose, 57 cases were patients aged 60 years old and above while 49 cases had comorbidity. -MalaysiaGazette