PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s Covid-19 death toll has reached 23,443 after the Health Ministry reported 376 fatalities on Sunday (Sept 19).
This is based on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow website, which shows the number of newly-reported deaths, including the backlog as well as a separate figure for actual deaths.
The actual number of deaths is dynamic as Covid-19 fatalities take time to confirm and verify.
Of the 376 reported deaths, 148 were recorded in Selangor, followed by Johor (43), Sabah (35), Kelantan (32), Penang (29), Kedah (25), Sarawak (23), Kuala Lumpur (14), Perak (8), Terengganu (7), Pahang (6), Negri Sembilan (4) and Melaka (2).
Of these, 75 fatalities were classified as “brought-in-dead” (BID) cases.
This brings the total of BID cases in the country to 4,472.