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:
Kuala Lumpur (290)
Negeri Sembilan (114)
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).