PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 1,128 new Covid-19 infections on Tuesday (June 7), says the Health Ministry.
The Health Ministry said through data released on its CovidNow portal on Wednesday (June 8) that this brings the new total to 4,517,447 cases since the pandemic began.
Of the 1,128, one is an imported case while 1,127 are local.
The CovidNow portal also said that there were 1,547 recoveries on Tuesday, bringing the total number of active cases in Malaysia to 21,202.
Of the active cases, 95.5% or 20,239 individuals are undergoing home quarantine, while 20 people or 0.1% are being treated at low-risk quarantine and treatment centres (PKRC).
Only 4.3% of active cases or 918 individuals needed to be hospitalised, with 25 warded in intensive care units (ICU) throughout the country.
Of that number, 12 require ventilator support.