PETALING JAYA: The health ministry reported 37 Covid-19 deaths yesterday, according to its GitHub database, up from 33 previously.
Four of the dead were classified as brought-in-dead cases.
The death toll now stands at 31,026.
Penang had the most number of deaths with 6, followed by Johor, Kedah, Perak and Terengganu (4 each), Negeri Sembilan, Pahang and Selangor (3 each), Sabah and Kuala Lumpur (2 each) and Kelantan and Melaka (1 each).
There were no deaths reported in Perlis, Sarawak, Labuan and Putrajaya.
As of midnight, there were 56,229 active cases, including 383 in intensive care units (ICU), 198 of whom require respiratory assistance.
There were also 4,985 recoveries reported.
The total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Malaysia stands at 2,707,402.