Covid-19: With over 20,000 cases today, four states at record numbers

By S. Harrish

MALAYSIA recorded 20,780 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with four states registering their highest number of cases.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the total number of infections is now 1,320,547.

Selangor had the most cases with 6,921, followed by Kuala Lumpur (2,065), Johor (1,693), Kedah (1,534), Sabah (1,514), Penang (1,385), Kelantan (1,284) and Negeri Sembilan (1,015).

Perak had 828 cases, Malacaa (636), Sarawak (634), Terengganu (613), Pahang (585), Putrajaya (41), Perlis (29) and Labuan (3).

Johor, Sabah, Penang and Kelantan had their highest ever number of cases.