Malaysia passes 19,000 Covid-19 deaths

Ravin Palanisamy

The national Covid-19 daily death toll is creeping up, according to Ministry of Health statistics, despite the active caseload trending in the opposition direction. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 9, 2021.

THE Ministry of Health has noted more than 19,000 people have died of Covid-19 since the pandemic began, reporting 361 more fatalities in the past 24 hours.

Director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this is the third highest daily count, with the actual death toll now 19,163.

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