Covid-19: Daily cases up again to 8,209

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Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 cases rose to breach the 8,000 mark as of noon today with 8,209 new cases, bringing the total of infections in the country to 595,374, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

This is the third-highest daily cases logged since the start of the pandemic.

The previously reported highest number of daily cases were on May 29 with 9,020 and May 28 with 8,290.

Selangor and Kuala Lumpur collectively made up almost half of the total number of the new cases in the country with 3,125 and 801, respectively.

Reuters

Johor logged 752 cases, followed by Sarawak (594), Negri Sembilan (576), Kelantan (414), Perak (384), Kedah (373), Melaka (322), Penang (303), Sabah (203), Pahang (135), Terengganu (127), Labuan (62), Putrajaya (33) and Perlis (five). – NST