A staggering 93 brought-in-dead (BID) cases from COVID-19 were recorded yesterday - the majority of them from the Klang Valley.

There were 40 and 37 cases recorded in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, respectively, Health Ministry data shows.

As of noon yesterday, a whopping 21,668 new infections and 318 deaths were reported, Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham had revealed.

Noor Hisham said that 97.9 per cent of the cases logged yesterday were mild and asymptomatic cases, while 2.1 per cent of 440 cases fell in Categories 3 to 5.

The majority of the infected (87.4 per cent) were also unvaccinated people, Noor Hisham added.

Data also showed that 53 per cent of yesterday's cases involved close contacts of patients, while 37 per cent were unlinked infections, while 8 per cent were related to clusters.

There have been a total of 1.34 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 11,691 deaths in the country from COVID-19 so far.

Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 206 million people and killed over 4.34 million.

Source: The Star
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