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Covid-19 (Nov 23): 3,537 new cases, 8 deaths
Published:  Nov 24, 2022 8:32 AM
Updated: 12:32 AM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry reported 3,537 new daily Covid-19 cases yesterday.

Active cases currently stood at 27,213, down 20 percent compared to 14 days ago.

New cases according to states are as follows:

Selangor (1,280)
Kuala Lumpur (290)
Sabah (254)
Sarawak (220)
Malacca (205)
Kelantan (202)
Kedah (200)
Penang (180)
Perak (145)
Pahang (135)
Negeri Sembilan (114)
Putrajaya (107)
Terengganu (103)
Johor (58)
Labuan (35)
Perlis (9)

Another 8 deaths attributed to Covid-19 were reported yesterday, of which 1 were declared as "brought in dead".

Over the past week, an average of 7.7 people were reported to have died of Covid-19, while the average for the past 30 days was 6.0, indicating that Covid-19 deaths are on the uptrend.

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, a total of 36,628 deaths have been attributed to Covid-19.

There have been 153 reported Covid-19 deaths this month. For comparison, there were 101 deaths last month and 158 deaths in September.

There are 1,978 Covid-19 patients who are hospitalised of which 101 are in intensive care.

The highest number of admissions yesterday was recorded in Selangor (200) followed by Sabah (115) and Johor (71).

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