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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Covid-19 deaths (Nov 30): 61 reported fatalities, total at 30,370


COVID-19 | The Health Ministry's Github data repository reported a total of 61 Covid-19 fatalities yesterday (Nov 29), bringing the cumulative death toll to 30,370.

Malaysia has the highest number of deaths per capita in the Asean and East Asian regions with 922 deaths per 1 million population.

From the newly reported deaths yesterday, 24.6 percent or 15 died before they could receive treatment at a hospital.

Selangor recorded the highest number of new deaths at 14, making up 23 percent of the newly reported fatalities.

The remaining deaths were in Terengganu (11), Johor (6), Perak (6), Kelantan (5), Kuala Lumpur (5), Negeri Sembilan (4), Kedah (3), Pahang (3), Sabah (2) and Sarawak (2).

No new deaths were reported in Malacca, Perlis, Penang, Labuan and Putrajaya.

A total of 60 out of the 61 reported deaths, or 98.4 percent, happened in the last seven days.

The remaining deaths happened more than a week ago but were only recorded yesterday due to delays in data reporting.

An average of 50 Covid-19 deaths were reported daily in the last 30 days compared to the seven-day average of 44, indicating a downward trend.

To date, 1,557 Covid-19 deaths have been reported this month.

A total of 2,704 Covid-19 deaths were reported in October, 9,678 in September, 7,642 in August and 3,858 in July.

As of yesterday, there were 65,497 active Covid-19 cases. This is a reduction of 3.7 percent from the 67,986 active infections a week ago.

Compared to 30 days ago, the number of active cases has fallen by 5.3 percent from 69,155.

Infections in educational institutions

The Health Ministry's post-midnight update also provided further insights into the new Covid-19 infections yesterday.

From the 4,087 new cases yesterday, a total of 182 of them could be traced to ongoing Covid-19 clusters.

From the cluster-linked cases, 109 (59.9 percent) were from education institutions while 44 (24.2 percent) were from workplaces.

Another 23 (12.6 percent) were from clusters linked to community transmissions.

The remaining cases were traced to clusters related to and high-risk groups such as old folks homes (6 - 3.3 percent). - Mkini

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