MOH Records Highest Number Of COVID-19 Recoveries In A Day At 108

Previously, the highest number of recoveries in a day was 68.

Cover image via Mohd Fadli Hamzah/New Straits Times & Twitter @DGHisham

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah just announced that 108 patients have fully recovered from COVID-19 within the past day

He also added that a total of 654 patients have been discharged from hospitals since the disease was first identified in Malaysia.

This has been the largest number of recoveries in a day since Sunday, 29 March, which recorded 68 patients discharged from hospital.

The first group of COVID-19 patients discharged from Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh on Tuesday, 31 March.

Image via Twitter @DGHisham

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health recorded 142 new COVID-19 cases

This brings the number of cases in Malaysia to a total of 2,908.

102 patients are currently receiving treatment in Intensive Care Units around the nation, with 66 of them require breathing assistance.

The nation recorded two new deaths, bringing the total of coronavirus-related deaths in the country to 45

They are:

- An 80-year-old woman with a history of diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. She was a close contact of a previous case and was being treated at Kuala Lumpur Hospital since 13 March. The patient passed away around 4.30am yesterday, 31 March.

- A 62-year-old Malaysian man with a history of diabetes and high blood pressure. He was also a close contact of a previous COVID-19 case. He passed away around 10.45pm yesterday at Kuala Lumpur Hospital.

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