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Healthcare workers managing the dead body of a Covid-19 patient, laying the deceased to rest 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.

KUALA LUMPUR – 1,697 new Covid-19 cases were reported nationwide as of last midnight (16 May).

All new cases were local infections, shifting the cumulative pandemic cases to 4,442,746.

According to the data uploaded by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to COVIDNOW, there were six Covid-19 deaths within the same period, including one Brought-In-Dead (BID). With that, the Covid-19 death toll in Malaysia has increased to 35,620 cases.

Meanwhile, 1,123 Covid-19 cases were under treatment in the hospitals nationwide, including 40 patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

From that amount, 22 cases required respiratory support. -MalaysiaGazette