MALAYSIA reported a total of 207 deaths due to Covid, breaking the previous 199 recorded last Wednesday.
This brought the number of total fatalities to 8,201.
Covid-19 new cases fall to 14,516 as of noon today, bringing the number of cumulative cases to 1,027,954.
Selangor saw its cases decline to 6,508, however Johor saw new infections rise to 1,449.
Kuala Lumpur reported a total of 1,425 while Kedah with 1,160.
Other states with above 500 positive cases are Sabah (720) and Perak (590).
The number of active cases currently being treated nationwide also reached another record high of 165,840.
Up 1009 patients are in the ICU, with 525 of them intubated.
Yesterday, Health DG Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that the country’s infectivity rate stood at 1.15.