More recoveries than new cases.
Five new Covid-19-related fatalities were recorded as at noon today, bringing the death toll in Malaysia to 82.
One of them included a man who possessed no identification and is believed to be a foreigner.
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the man was found dead in Kota Kinabalu on April 6 and samples taken during his autopsy confirmed that he had Covid-19.
The matter is also under police investigation, he said.
The Health Ministry also reported 170 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the number to 4,987.
Dr Noor Hisham, in a press conference, said a total of 60 positive cases were being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), with 33 of them placed under respiratory support.
He said a total of 202 (49.7 per cent of the total cases) positive Covid-19 cases made full recovery and discharged today, bringing cumulative cases to 2,478.