14/6/2021-Covid-19: Nine of those who died today had no underlying medical conditions


KUALA LUMPUR: Nine out of the 60 patients who died from Covid-19 today had no records of medical conditions.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the youngest patient without any medical condition who died was 50 years old, while the oldest patient was 98.

“Amongst the nine, three of them were Brought in Dead cases. They comprised one in Selangor and two in Kelantan,” he said in a statement today.

Out of the total 60 deaths reported today, 18 are from Selangor, Johor (nine), Kuala Lumpur (eight), Negri Sembilan (seven), Sarawak (six) and Labuan (four).

Penang and Kelantan recorded two each, while Sabah, Terengganu, Perak, and Melaka recorded one death each.

The youngest who died from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours is a 34-year-old woman from Labuan who had diabetes, asthma and obesity.

A majority of the deceased also suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure, he said.

The death toll in Malaysia due to Covid-19 stands at 3,968.

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