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Health Ministry Sees Upward Trend In COVID-19 Deaths In The Past 24 Hours

Oct 15, 2021

As of Friday (October 15th), another 88 people died from COVID-19 in Malaysia over the past 24 hours, bringing the total lives lost in the country to 27,681.

The numbers also show a slight increase from Thursday’s 68 deaths, but is the second day straight that deaths have been under 100.

health ministry sees upward trend in covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hoursPhoto via South China Morning Post

Out of the 88 deaths, 22 were brought-in-dead. Oh no!

According to Malay Mail, Selangor remains the state with the highest fatality rate, with 14.0 deaths per 10,000 people, followed closely by Labuan at 13.8 per 10,000 people and Kuala Lumpur at 13.4 per 10,000 people. 

The national average still stands at 8.0 deaths per 10,000 people, with only Sabah, Kelantan, Perak, Perlis, Pahang, Sarawak, Terengganu and Putrajaya recording lower averages. 

The COVIDNow website showed that 67.2% of the deaths were individuals who were not vaccinated against COVID-19, while 22.8% were partially vaccinated and only 10% were fully vaccinated. 

86.8% of the deaths recorded today are Malaysians. 

Stay safe, guys!

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat

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