5,566 new Covid cases nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 5,566 new cases of Covid-19 was recorded over the past 24 hours, a slight increase from yesterday’s tally of 5,271.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in his tweet said the cumulative total of positive Covid-19 cases in Malaysia now stood at 627,652.

Selangor still has the highest number of daily cases at 1,524, followed by Sarawak (707), Negeri Sembilan (505), Kuala Lumpur (466), Johor (456), Sabah (350), Melaka (314), Perak (225), Kelantan (204), Labuan (191), Penang (185), Pahang (157), Kedah (148), Terengganu (106), Putrajaya (27) and Perlis (one). – Bernama