Covid-19: 87 fatalities bring death toll to 3,378


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 87 Covid-19 fatalities as of Sunday (June 6), bringing the death toll to 3,378 cases.

Out of the 87 who died from Covid-19, three of them were foreigners and the remaining were Malaysians, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement.

There were 34 deaths in Selangor, 12 in Johor, nine in Negri Sembilan, six in Kedah, five in Kuala Lumpur, four each in Sarawak and Penang, three each in Kelantan, Terengganu, and Pahang and two each in Melaka and Labuan, he said.

Meanwhile, Dr Noor Hisham said those who were warded at the intensive care unit (ICU) remained at a high of 890 for the 13th consecutive day, with 444 of them requiring ventilator support.

There were also 6,241 new cases, bringing the cumulative total to 616,815.

Selangor has 2,178 cases, followed by 600 in Sarawak, Johor (565), Negri Sembilan (556), Kuala Lumpur (415) and 305 in Sabah, he said.

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