COVID-19: Malaysia reports 153 new cases versus 113 recoveries today; tally at 4,683

KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced 153 new confirmed Covid-19 positive cases as of noon today, together with 113 recoveries. 

The new confirmed cases bring the country's tally to 4,683, while the total number of recoveries climbed to 2,108. 

Meanwhile, three more deaths were reported, which pushed the country's death toll from the coronavirus to 76, or 1.62% of total cases. This leaves 2,499 Covid-19 patients being treated in hospitals now, of whom 66 are in intensive care.

Of the three new fatalities, two were men with a history of diabetes and high blood pressure. 

The first was a 54-year-old, who also had a history of heart disease. He was treated at Hospital Tuanku Ja'afar Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, and passed away this morning at 1.50am. The second was a 90-year-old man who also had a history of kidney disease. Treated at Hospital Taiping, Perak, his death was confirmed at 5.23am.   

The third death was a 47-year-old woman with a history of high blood pressure. She received treatment at the Sarawak General Hospital but passed away at 7.36am today.

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