PETALING JAYA: The health ministry reported 76 Covid-19 deaths yesterday, according to its GitHub database.
The last time the figure hit double digits was on July 25.
Of the total, 15 were classified as brought-in-dead (BID). The death toll now stands at 26,759.
Most of the fatalities were recorded in Perak with 13 deaths, followed by Sarawak (11), Kelantan (10), Sabah (nine), Penang (five), Pahang and Terengganu (four each), Kuala Lumpur and Kedah (three each) and Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Perlis (one each).
There were no deaths reported in Labuan and Putrajaya.
As of midnight, there were 142,860 active cases, including 867 in intensive care units (ICU), 461 of whom required respiratory assistance.
There were also 15,456 recoveries reported.
The total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Malaysia stands at 2,285,640.-FMT