Malaysia reports daily record of 219 COVID-19 deaths; 15,764 new cases

Malaysia reports daily record of 219 COVID-19 deaths; 15,764 new cases

2/8/2021 3:14:00 PM

Malaysia reports daily record of 219 COVID-19 deaths; 15,764 new cases

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's health ministry reported 219 coronavirus deaths on Monday (Aug 2), a daily record, bringing the Southeast Asian country's ...

AsiaFILE PHOTO: A cemetery worker wearing a protective suit rests on a coffin for a COVID-19 victim at a cemetery in Klang, Malaysia on Jul 24, 2021. (Reuters/Lim Huey Teng)02 Aug 2021 07:45PMShare this contentBookmarkKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's health ministry reported 219 coronavirus deaths on Monday (Aug 2), a daily record, bringing the Southeast Asian country's total toll since the start of the pandemic to 9,403 deaths.

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The ministry also reported 15,764 new COVID-19 infections, bringing Malaysia's cumulative case total to 1,146,186 cases.AdvertisementAdvertisementThis is a drop from the 17,150 cases reported on Sunday, said health director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah.

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