COVID-19 infections rose to 22,133 cases

PUTRAJAYA FEB.15: COVID-19 infections have gone up to 22,133 new cases today bringing the cumulative totals to 3,083,683 with 146 cases (0.66 per cent) in categories 3,4 and 5 while 21,987 (99.34 per cent) in categories 1 and 2

Director General of Health, Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said, the category 1 consists of 5,831 cases (26.34 per cent), 16,156 (73.9 per cent) category 2,102 cases (0.46 per cent) category 3, 24 cases (0.11 per cent) category 4 and 20 cases (0.09 per cent) category 5.

Meanwhile the COVID-19 infectivity rate in Malaysia is 1.38 based on the daily new cases on 14th Feb.2022 while Labuan still records the highest with 1.94 followed by Sabah and Sarawak 1.56.

“Other states in the Peninsular namely Selangor has recorded 1.32 as its infectivity rate, Pulau Pinang 1.43, Johor 1.31, Kelantan 1.34, Melaka and Kuala Lumpur 1.23, Putrajaya 1.28, Negeri Sembilan 1.29, Kedah 1.40, Pahang 1.36, Perak 1.26, Terengganu 1.35 and Perlis 1.41,” said Dr. Noor Hisham in his Facebook post here today.

In another development Dr. Noor Hisham added, even though a person when tested and newly diagnosed is in the low category 1 and 2 but in the following days there are cases where it becomes worst and enter into a higher category and then admitted to the hospital.

Dr.Noor Hisham said, until 14th Feb.2022, 1,217 new cases had been admitted to the hospitals and out of which 400 cases (32.9 per cent) in category 3, 4 and 5, 817 cases (67.1 per cent) in categories 1 and 2.

He added, 13 cases had been admitted to the Intensive Care Units (ICU), 1,005 placed on normal beds while at the same time 918 cases had been discharged from the hospitals,” he said. –Malaysia World News


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