MALAYSIA SOMBRE AS DEATH SPIKES UP: 150 NEW CASES & 7 NEW DEATHS IN THE LAST 24 HOURS – HEALTH MINISTRY CONFIRMS

Seven people have died in the last 24 hours from Covid-19, making it the highest number of reported deaths in a day since the start of the outbreak.

Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this brings the total number of deaths to 34.

He also reported 150 new cases as of noon today, bringing the tally to 2,470 cases.

Patient 2,321 (Death 28)

A 91-year Malaysian woman. She had a history of diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease. She was treated at Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) on March 26. She passed away on March 28 at 8.48am.

Patient 2,123 (Death 29)

A 64-year-old Malaysian woman. She had a history of diabetes and high blood pressure. She was treated at Tuanku Jaafar Hospital in Negeri Sembilan on March 25. She passed away on March 28 at 10.15pm.

Patient 2,322 (Death 30)

A 76-year-old Malaysian man. He had a history of diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease. He was treated at UMMC. He passed away on March 28 at 11.33pm.

Patient 2,323 (Death 31)

A 27-year-old Malaysian man. He had a history of diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease. He was treated at UMMC on March 27. He passed away on March 28 at 7.44pm.

Patient 1,239 (Death 32)

A 50-year-old Malaysian man. He had a history of high blood pressure. He was a participant at the Sri Petaling religious gathering. He was treated at the Enche Besar Hjh Kalsom Hospital in Johor on March 22. He passed away on March 28 at 7.44pm.

Patient 1,249 (Death 33)

A 37-year-old Malaysian man. He had a history of travel to India. He was treated at Permai Hospital in Johor on March 21. He passed away on March 28 at 11.25pm.

Patient 787 (Death 34)

A 77-year-old Malaysian man. He had a history of high blood pressure. He was treated at Kuala Lumpur Hospital on March 18. He passed away on March 29 at 10.40am. MKINI

Health Ministry: 150 new cases, death toll now at 34

PETALING JAYA: Another seven deaths and 150 new Covid-19 cases have been reported, bringing it to a total of 34 deaths and 2,470 cases as of noon Sunday (March 29), says the Health Ministry.

Dr Noor Hisham said a total of 73 patients were being treated at intensive care units (ICU), with 52 of them needing ventilators. ANN

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