COVID-19 | The Health Ministry reported 1,608 new daily Covid-19 cases yesterday.
Active cases currently stood at 24,532, down 5.8 percent compared to 14 days ago.
New cases according to states are as follows:
Kuala Lumpur (314)
Negeri Sembilan (79)
Another two deaths attributed to Covid-19 were reported yesterday in Perak and Sarawak.
Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, a total of 36,350 deaths have been attributed to Covid-19.
There have been 134 reported Covid-19 deaths this month. For comparison, there were 247 deaths last month and 204 deaths in July.
There are 1,142 Covid-19 patients who are hospitalised, of which 51 are in intensive care.
The highest number of admissions yesterday was recorded in Sabah (74), followed by Selangor (69) and Johor (47).