Covid-19 deaths (Jan 13): 15 reported fatalities, total at 31,738

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Malaysiakini (English)

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry reported a total of 15 new Covid-19 fatalities yesterday (Jan 12), bringing the cumulative death toll to 31,738. From the newly reported deaths yesterday, 40 percent or 6 died before they could receive treatment at a hospital. Malaysia has the highest number of deaths per capita in the Asean and East Asian regions with 961 deaths per one million population and is the fourth-worst in Asia after Iran, Lebanon and Jordan – all in the Middle East. Pahang recorded the highest number of new deaths at 4, making up 26.7 percent of the newly reported fatalities. The remai…

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