Covid-19: New record high of 11,618 cases

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Malaysia hit a new record high of daily Covid-19 infections with 11,618 cases today.

The country recorded 11,079 cases yesterday, the first time that the number of daily cases ever breached the 10,000 mark.

The Klang Valley accounted for over 50 percent of the new cases, with Selangor alone contributing 5,051 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur (1,749 cases) and Putrajaya (40) cases).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah revealed the latest figures in a series of tweets this afternoon.


The cumulative cases in the country currently stand at 867,567.

Outside Klang Valley, Negri Sembilan registered the highest number of infections (1,537 cases), followed by Melaka (526 cases), Kedah (504 cases) and Pahang (400 cases).

This is the second day in a row where cases have broken through the 11,000 mark. Yesterday, Malaysia had 11,079 cases.