PUTRAJAYA, July 14 – Another 118 people died overnight from the Covid-19, bringing the total deaths due to the virus to 6,503 in the country so far.
In its daily update on Facebook, the Health Ministry said a total of 6,377 people have also recovered from the virus, bringing to total 759,705 recoveries.
The number of new infections meanwhile continued its high trend with 11,618 cases including 26 imported were reported today, bringing total positive cases to 867,567.
The high number of new infections were also attributed to the targeted testings being carried out in areas where there is an Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO).
The number of patients in the intensive care unit, although easier today compared with yesterday’s 972, remained up at 878, while 432 patients were on ventilators.
Meanwhile, vaccination efforts in the country continued to gain momentum with a total of 424,541 people receiving their vaccination today.