5,841 new cases reported today

KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s daily tally of Covid-19 cases continues to exceed the 5,000 mark for two consecutive days when 5,841 infections were reported today.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a tweet, said the figure showed and increase of 597 cases compared to 5,244 recorded on Wednesday.

He said the daily new cases brought the cumulative total of infections in the country to 716,847.

Dr Noor Hisham said Selangor remained the state with the highest daily cases with 2,072, followed by Negeri Sembilan (781); Sarawak (581); Kuala Lumpur (552); Johor (346); Kedah (271); Melaka (247); Labuan (212); and Sabah (203).

Pahang reported 162 cases; Kelantan (135); Perak (120); Penang (108); Terengganu (29); Putrajaya (17); and Perlis (five). – Bernama