The number of Covid-19 infections in Malaysia has now passed 70,000, as Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah announced that 1,141 new cases were reported today.
He said the total number of reported cases now stands at 70,236, with 10,799 cases still active.
“Of today’s new cases, three are imported cases in which the infection occurred abroad, while the remaining 1,138 cases are domestic,” Dr Noor Hisham said during his press conference.
The states encompassing the Klang Valley reported the highest number of cases with 578 cases, while Selangor and Sabah respectively recorded 320 cases, followed by the Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory with 256 cases.
There were 1,144 recoveries today, taking the cumulative total recovery to 59,061 cases.
Meanwhile, 129 patients are currently warded in the intensive care unit, 59 of whom require respiratory support.
There were no deaths reported today, keeping the death toll at 376.
Health authorities also discovered eight new clusters of infection, while four clusters ended today.
As of Dec 4, the country has recorded a total of 381 clusters. 193 clusters have ended.