KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded 1,096 new Covid-19 cases today, with Selangor continuing to top with 603 cases (55%) followed by Sabah with 311 cases (28.4%).
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said with the latest figures, the total positive cases now stood at 54,775.
However, the number of recoveries at 1,104 cases today exceeded the new cases, taking the tally to 41,597 recovered cases so far.
In a statement today, he said the number of Covid-19 active cases with infectivity was 12,843 cases.
Of the 1,096 positive cases today, 1,090 cases involved local transmissions while the rest were imported cases.
More to come.