Malaysia recorded the highest number of daily Covid-19 cases when 3,309 cases were reported today, taking the total number of active cases with infectivity potential to 30,390, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Of the new cases, six were imported while the remaining 3,303 were local transmissions.
“Four fatalities were also reported today while the total infection tally now stands at 141,533,” he said on his official Twitter posting today.
The previous highest number of daily cases was 3,027, which was recorded on Jan 7.
Malaysia recorded 1,469 new recoveries today, pushing the recovery tally to 110,584.
Dr Noor Hisham also said there were 190 patients at the intensive care units today with 83 of them placed on respiratory support.
On fatality, he said there were four new cases, bringing the death toll to 559.