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Malaysia’s Covid-19 daily cases dip below 7,000, 12 deaths reported

A health worker in protective suit collects swab samples from a motorist at a drive-through testing site for Covid-19 at Ajwa Clinic in Shah Alam February 9, 2022. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The Health Ministry today reported 6,623 new daily Covid-19 cases in the last 24-hour period.

This represents a significant drop from yesterday’s 9,705 new infections and also the lowest that daily cases have been since February 3, when 5,720 were reported.

In a statement, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulative infections now stand at 4,389,025 since the start of the pandemic in 2020.

He also announced that another 12 lives were lost to Covid-19 yesterday, of which eight were categorised as brought-in-dead (BID).

To date, the coronavirus has claimed 35,421 lives nationwide since the pandemic began.


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