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New Covid-19 cases in Malaysia have dropped to 4,885, the lowest level since November 8th

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Today, the Ministry of Health registered 4,885 new Covid-19 infections, continuing a downward trend in daily instances.

The new high is 31 cases more than yesterday's low of 4,854 cases, which was the lowest since November 8.

Since the start of the epidemic, there have been 2,591,486 cases of Covid-19 throughout the country.

Of the new cases recorded, 1.9 percent, or 91 patients, were classified as having a lung infection or worse in Categories 3, 4, and 5.


There are now 549 patients warded in Covid-19 critical care units (ICUs) around the country, with 112 patients suspected of being Covid-19 but not yet confirmed.

There were 274 people who needed help breathing.

Meanwhile, 5,031 individuals have recovered from the sickness, keeping the country's recovery rate at 96.2 percent since November 17.


Today, eight more clusters were discovered, increasing the total number of active clusters to 247.

Putrajaya topped today's list in terms of Rt or infectivity rates, with a Rt of 1.15, followed by Negri Sembilan (1.06), Kuala Lumpur, and Selangor (1.05 each).

The remaining states and federal territories had Rts that were lower than the national average, which is currently 1.04.

Rt was 0 in Perlis and Labuan.


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