12,528 new cases, cumulative total passes 900,000 mark

KUALA LUMPUR: The daily number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia has breached the 12,000 mark for three consecutive days, with 12,528 cases reported over the last 24 hours.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a Twitter post, said this brought Malaysia’s cumulative tally of infections to 905,851 cases.

Selangor continued to record the highest number of new cases with 4,985, followed by Kuala Lumpur (1,740); Negeri Sembilan (1,280); Kedah (701); Sabah (647) and Johor (625).

Melaka reported 569 cases followed by Perak (428); Penang (396); Sarawak (388); Pahang (317); Kelantan (211); Terengganu (177); Putrajaya (41); Labuan (22) and Perlis (one), he said. – Bernama