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Covid-19 : Highest Daily Death Toll With 12 Deaths, Including A 14 Year Old Boy

Covid-19 : Highest Daily Death Toll With 12 Deaths, Including A 14 Year Old Boy

All the deaths come from Sabah.

Tasneem Nazari

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Malaysia has hit four figures again in Covid-19 cases as the country recorded 1054 new infections today with 12 deaths – the highest daily tally since the pandemic began.

Tragically, today’s death toll also included a 14-year-old boy in Sabah who suffered from hydrocephalus and tuberculous meningitis.

The total number of deaths now has reached 263.

According to Health Ministry, all of the deaths reported today are from Sabah.

GenderAgeBackground
Male (WN)64Diabetes, blood pressure and heart problems
Female (WN)58Diabetes and asthma
Female (WN)44High blood pressure
Male (BWN)14TB meningitis and hydrocephalus
Female (BWN)61Diabetes and high blood pressure
Male (BWN)25
Male (WN)82
Male (WN)80High blood pressure, stroke and heart problems
Female (WN)80
Female (BWN)70
Female (WN)47Diabetes, high blood pressure and psoriasis
Male (WN)56Diabetes, high blood pressure, dyslipidaemia and heart disease
WN : Malaysian / BWN: non-Malaysian
Picture Credit: MOH

This is the third time that the country has hit the 1,000-case mark, the first time being 24 October with 1,228 cases and the second time on 26 October with 1,240 cases (which is also the highest in a day).

Meanwhile, based on the daily announcement by Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, 875 cases have recovered from the virus.

Sabah has the highest number of daily cases with 678 (64.3% of overall cases), followed by Selangor with 125 and Labuan 81.

Picture Credit: Facebook

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