Covid-19: 82 fatalities bring death toll to 3,460


PETALING JAYA: There were 82 new fatalities on Monday (June 7), bringing the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 3,460.

The Health Ministry said out of the number, two were foreigners.

“Six cases were brought in dead (BID), including a local man aged 24 from Kuala Lumpur who suffered from asthma and obesity,” it said on Twitter on Monday.

Malaysia also recorded 5,271 new cases, bringing the nation’s cumulative total to 622,086.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor recorded the most cases with 1,374, followed by Sarawak (703) and Negri Sembilan (571).

The number of cases in other parts of the country are Kuala Lumpur (455), Johor (355), Kelantan (341), Sabah (336), Labuan (209), Kedah (194), Melaka (178), Perak (177), Penang (153), Terengganu (117), Pahang (99), Putrajaya (eight) and Perlis (one).

The recoveries – 7,548 – outnumbered new infections, leaving 84,269 active cases in the country.

There are currently 902 patients in intensive care units (ICU) with 447 requiring ventilators.

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