732 new cases, six new fatalities bring death toll to 199

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 732 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday (Oct 21), a slight reduction after the country saw cases being above the 800 mark for the past four days.

The country also reported six new Covid-19 deaths, meaning 199 people have succumbed to the virus since the outbreak began in January.

Malaysia also discharged 580 patients, which brings the total number of recoveries to 14,391, or 65% of the total.

Sabah has the most recoveries with 305 cases, followed by Penang with 169 cases.

Active cases in the country have gone up to 7,827.

In total, Malaysia has recorded 22,957 Covid-19 cases since January.

Currently, 102 people are being treated at intensive care units, with 31 of them requiring ventilator support.