Covid-19: 16,840 new cases

MALAYSIA reported 16,840 new Covid-19 cases as of noon today with five states recorded more than 1,000 cases.

Selangor continued to top daily new infection with 6.092 cases.

Five states with high positive cases included Kuala Lumpur (2,214), Kedah (1,281), Johor (1,104), Negeri Sembilan (1,079) and Sabah (1,066).

Other states with above 500 cases are Perak (810), Pulau Pinang (689), Kelantan (656), Melaka (581) and Pahang (540).

Putrajaya also saw its cases increased to 100.

There are 1,095,486 detected positive cases in the country since the pandemic outbreak in January 2020. –TMR