Malaysia reports daily COVID-19 cases of more than 2,000 for the ninth straight day

Health Minister Dr Adham Baba.

PUTRAJAYA, April 23 – The Ministry of Health today reported 2,847 new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, making it the ninth straight day the country has registered daily cases number of more than 2,000.

Announcing the latest COVID-19 situation in his Twitter account, Minister of Health Dr. Adham Baba said Selangor recorded the highest number of new cases at 748), followed by Sarawak with 717, Kelantan 476. Only the state of Perlis had no new cases.

The total number of people infected with the virus has gone up to 387,535 while eight people were reported to have died, bringing the number of deaths due to the pandemic to 1,415.

Meanwhile, 260 people are in intensive care units with 125 of them intubated.

A total of 363,608 have also recovered from the virus.