PETALING JAYA: The health ministry reported 43 Covid-19 deaths yesterday, according to its GitHub database, up from 19 previously.
Of the total, 8 were classified as brought-in-dead (BID).
The death toll now stands at 31,135.
Penang topped the list of fatalities with 10, followed by Johor (6), Kedah (5), Kelantan, Sabah and Terengganu (4 each), Selangor (3), Pahang (2) and Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya (1 each).
There were no deaths reported in Perak, Sarawak and Labuan.
As of midnight, there were 52,218 active cases, including 379 in intensive care units (ICU), 210 of whom require respiratory assistance.
There were also 3,810 recoveries reported.
The total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Malaysia stands at 2,721,544.-FMT