PETALING JAYA，Mar 11: The health ministry has reported 1,647 Covid-19 cases and nine deaths in the past 24 hours.
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 2,104 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 300,620.
In a statement, Noor Hisham said the total number of infections now stands at 319,364.
There are 17,544 active cases, with 147 patients being treated in intensive care and 61 requiring respiratory assistance.
Meanwhile, the nine deaths take the number of fatalities to 1,200.