COVID: 2,464 NEW CASES, HIGHEST DAILY RECOVERIES TODAY - HEALTH DG
14 Feb 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported 2,464 COVID-19 infections today, the second time since Feb 9 that the daily case figures had dipped below the 3,000-mark.
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country's COVID-19 infection tally now stands at 264,269, of which 49,490 are active cases.
There was further good news when he said that there were 4,525 recovered cases reported overnight, the highest daily recovery tally recorded since the pandemic hit the country last year.
To date, 213,814 patients in the country have recovered from the infectious disease, Dr Noor Hisham said in a media statement on COVID-19 developments today.
However, there were also seven fatalities in the last 24 hours, raising Malaysia’s death toll to 965 people.
Of the new cases, he said 2,461 were local transmissions while three more were imported. -Bernama