Workers in PPE suits carry the body of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at a Christian cemetery in Semenyih, Selangor. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon
Workers in PPE suits carry the body of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at a Christian cemetery in Semenyih, Selangor. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon

KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — The Health Ministry announced another 109 deaths due to Covid-19 making the cumulative fatalities to 3,291 since the pandemic arrived in Malaysia.

In a tweet by the Ministry of Health (MoH), it was stated that three more people were admitted to intensive care units (ICU), bringing the total to 886, with 446 of them intubated.

Health Ministry director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in his statement later said that the youngest fatality today was a 27-year old local woman with various comorbidities who died in Hospital Kuala Lumpur.

He said the oldest casualty was a 98-year old local woman who died in Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun in Ipoh, Perak

Selangor reported 33 deaths, 22 in Johor, 12 in Kuala Lumpur, nine in Negri Sembilan, six in Kelantan, five each in Kedah and Melaka, four deaths in Perak, three deaths in Labuan, two deaths each in Sabah, Sarawak, Penang, Pahang, while one death each was reported in Terengganu and Putrajaya.

In the first five days of June, there have already been 489 Covid-19 related deaths or 15 per cent of the total fatalities to date.  



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