Malaysia reaches morbid milestone of 100th Covid-19 fatality

Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah

KUCHING, April 28: Malaysia recorded its 100th Covid-19 fatality today.

Ministry of Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah revealed the deceased was a 67-year-old man with a history of hypertension, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

The deceased had been treated at Sungai Buloh Hospital since April 4 and was pronounced dead at 9.40am today.

Dr Noor Hisham also disclosed there were 31 new Covid-19 positive cases, bringing the total number of infections to 5,851.

“As of April 28, we have 1,719 active cases nationwide and 36 in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) with 17 needing ventilators.

“We’ve also discharged 75 patients today, bringing it to a total of 4,032 who’ve recovered from Covid-19,” he said at the minstry’s daily Covid-19 briefing in Putrajaya today. — DayakDaily