by TMR/ FILE PIX
KUALA LUMPUR records 493 new Covid-19 cases today, mostly from Awan Baru construction site cluster with 367 cases.
In total, up to 1,309 positive cases were detected nationwide.
Sabah registers the second highest positive cases with 293, followed by Selangor with 238.
Currently, there are 116 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) with 42 needing the aid of ventilators.
According to Health DG Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, 1,333 patients have recovered while three new deaths were reported, bringing the total number of fatalities to 357 cases.
To date, the number of active cases stood at 11,481.