Covid-19: New cases nationwide cross 7,000 mark; Sarawak records 513 cases

By S. Harrish

MALAYSIA has registered a record high 7,289 new Covid-19 cases today and the public has been told to be prepared for the worst.

Earlier before releasing the figure, health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah issued the grim reminder saying the Covid-19 graph was showing an exponential trend.

“The rise in cases started from April 1 and could trigger a vertical surge. We need to prepare for the worst. Please help us by staying at home. Only together, we can break the chain of infection,” he said in his official Twitter account today.

Selangor recorded the highest cases today with 2,642 infections, followed by Johor (664), Kuala Lumpur (604), Sarawak (513), Kelantan (425), Negeri Sembilan (410), Penang (380), Kedah (336),  Terengganu (268), Sabah (266), Malacca (258), Perak (218), Pahang (211), Labuan (63), Putrajaya (23) and Perlis (8).