The 75 deaths are included with brought-in-dead cases.
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75 people in Malaysia reportedly died from Covid-19 yesterday (28 February).
Of the 75 deaths, 20 were classified as brought-in-dead (BID) cases.
According to Malaysiakini, this is the highest number of deaths in a single day since 28 October 2021 when 95 fatalities were reported.
The state with the highest death toll was Selangor with 22 deaths. This is followed by Johor (13), Sabah (11), Kedah (7), Perak (7), Kelantan (3), Melaka (3), Pulau Pinang (3), Terengganu (2), Negeri Sembilan (1), Pahang (1), Sarawak (1) and Kuala Lumpur (1) respectively.
No deaths were reported in Perlis, Putrajaya and Labuan.
Yesterday’s numbers also show that there were 23,100 new cases (2,802 local cases and 298 imported cases).
And as of yesterday, the cumulative number of active cases in Malaysia was 293,423 with 96% of patients under home quarantine.
Additionally, around 3,467 people are admitted to Covid-19 Low-Risk Quarantine and Treatment Centers (PKRC).
Meanwhile, 7,881 patients are hospitalized with 361 of them in intensive care (ICU).
On the fortunate side, the number of recovered patients are 30,624 for yesterday, higher than the number of new cases.
Meanwhile, the nation’s infectivity rate or R0 is 1.03.