Covid-19 recoveries outnumber new cases, critical care usage drops

Ravin Palanisamy

Malaysia today reported 17,205 recoveries against 15,549 new Covid-19 cases. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 18, 2021.

AS the number of Covid-19 recoveries continued to outpace new cases for the second consecutive day, it had a direct impact on the reduction of cases of those in seeking treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU) and those requiring respiratory support.

Director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 1,165 patients admitted to the ICU, where 888 were confirmed Covid-19 cases.

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