Overall Covid-19 cases dip below 20,000 mark

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By John Isaac

DAILY Covid-19 cases dipped below the 20,000 mark for the first time in five days, with 19,807 new infections recorded as of noon today.

The overall infection tally is now 1,555,093 cases.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said although Selangor remained the state with the highest new cases at 5,379, it is a significant drop from yesterday’s 7,011.

Sabah logged 2,638 cases today, Kedah (1,948), and Sarawak (1,772).

Penang reported 1,501 new infections, Johor (1,391), Kelantan (1,196), Kuala Lumpur (999), Perak (703), Pahang (598), Melaka (558), Terengganu (534), Negri Sembilan (508), Perlis (54), Putrajaya (24), and Labuan (four). – NST