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Covid-19 (May 29): 1,155 new cases, 5 new deaths
Published:  May 30, 2022 1:32 AM
Updated: 1:52 AM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry said 1,155 new daily Covid-19 cases were reported yesterday, bringing the total cumulative cases to 4,503,734.

Active cases currently stood at 24,393, down -21.0 percent compared to 14 days ago.

New cases according to states are as follows:
Selangor (520)
Kuala Lumpur (185)
Penang (90)Perak (81)
Johor (47)
Negeri Sembilan (42)
Sabah (39)Kedah (34)
Malacca (34)
Putrajaya (29)
Sarawak (27)
Pahang (13)
Kelantan (5)
Perlis (4)
Terengganu (4)
Labuan (1)

Another 5 deaths attributed to Covid-19 were reported yesterday, of which 1 was declared as "brought in dead".

Over the past week, an average of 3.1 people were reported to have died of Covid-19, while the average for the past 30 days was 4.1, indicating that Covid-19 deaths are on the downtrend.

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, a total of 35,665 deaths have been attributed to Covid-19.

There have been 118 reported Covid-19 deaths this month. For comparison, there were 564 deaths last month and 2,235 deaths in March. 

The state with the highest number of deaths was Sarawak (2) followed by Perak (1), Perlis (1) and Selangor (1).

There are 939 Covid-19 patients who are hospitalised, of which 34 are in intensive care.

The highest number of admissions yesterday was recorded in Selangor (145) followed by Johor (106) and Sabah (60).

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