PETALING JAYA: The health ministry reported 59 Covid-19 deaths yesterday, according to its GitHub database.
Of the total, 10 were classified as brought-in-dead (BID). The death toll now stands at 29,486.
Most of the fatalities were recorded in Sarawak with 12 deaths, followed by Sabah (11), Perak (8), Kedah (5), Penang (4), Kelantan (4), Terengganu (4), Selangor (3), Kuala Lumpur (3), Johor (2), Pahang (1), Melaka (1), and Negeri Sembilan (1).
There were no deaths reported in Perlis, Labuan and Putrajaya.
As of midnight, there were 62,890 active cases including 544 in intensive care units (ICU), 280 of whom require respiratory assistance.
There were also 5,068 recoveries reported.
The total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Malaysia stands at 2,522,498.-FMT