By Chew Lip Song
MALAYSIA recorded 12,528 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours from noon today, of which 388 were from Sarawak.
This brings the cumulative number of positive cases in the country to 905,851. Today is also the fifth consecutive day the number of new daily cases crossed the 11,000 threshold.
Malaysia recorded 11,079 new cases on Tuesday, followed by 11,618 on Wednesday, 13,215 on Thursday and 12,541 yesterday.
Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor continued to record the highest number of positive cases with 4,985 followed by Kuala Lumpur with 1,740 and Negri Sembilan with 1,280.
Kedah recorded 701 new cases, followed by Sabah (647), Johor (625), Melaka (569), Perak (428), Penang (396), Sarawak (388), Pahang (317), Kelantan (211) and Terengganu with 177.
“Putrajaya and Labuan recorded 41 and 22 new cases respectively, while Perlis with one case,” he posted on Twitter.
Of the 388 new cases in Sarawak, Kuching recorded 194, followed by Serian (44), Sibu (28), Samarahan (21), Bau (17), Lundu (15), Sarikei (11) and Miri (10).