PETALING JAYA,Mar 10: The health ministry has reported 1,448 Covid-19 cases and five deaths in the past 24 hours.
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 2,147 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 298,516.
In a statement, Noor Hisham said the total number of infections now stands at 317,717.
There are 18,010 active cases, with 151 patients being treated in intensive care and 72 requiring respiratory assistance.
Meanwhile, the five deaths take the number of fatalities to 1,191.