Another black day – 126 COVID-19 deaths

Graphics courtesy of Ministry of Health

PUTRAJAYA, June 2 – It was another black day for the country as another 126 people died due to the COVID-19 virus overnight, bringing the total number of victims to 2,993.

Ten of the 126 people were also Brought In Dead (BID) cases, the Health Ministry said in its Facebook page today.

Selangor recorded the highest number of deaths with 29 cases followed by Kuala Lumpur with 18, Negeri Sembilan 14, Kelantan 12, Johor 11, Kedah 10, Labuan 8. Melaka and Terengganu reported five deaths each.

A total of 5,777 were also reported to have recovered, bringing total recoveries to 501,898.

Total number of daily cases remained high at 7,703 including two imported cases, while 878 people were in ICU with 441 of them on ventilators.

As of June 2nd, the total number of confirmed cases in the country stood at 587,165.