Yesterday, 6,075 new cases were recorded.
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Another alarming milestone was crossed today as Malaysia reports 6,806 new cases of Covid-19 detected in the country.
This is the second record-breaking day in a row after yesterday’s 6,075 new cases exceeded the previous record set on January 30 when 5,728 new cases were recorded.
The state with the highest number of cases was Selangor which had 2,277 new cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur (655), Johor (615), Sarawak (608), Kelantan (426), and Kedah (417).
The sudden increase in numbers over the past two days is drastic considering Malaysia was hovering around 4,500 new cases a day all month.
Additionally, Health Director General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah reported that 59 more people had perished here due to Covid-19 today, with 50,171 active cases, 587 people in intensive care, and 330 requiring intubation.
There were also 3,916 more recoveries.
This brings Malaysia’s total cases to 492,302, total deaths to 2,099, and total recoveries to 440,032.
Status Terkini #COVID19, 20 Mei 2021— KKMalaysia🇲🇾 (@KKMPutrajaya) May 20, 2021
Kes sembuh= 3,916
Jumlah kes sembuh= 440,032
Kes baharu positif= 6,806 (6,804 tempatan, 2 import)
Jumlah positif= 492,302
Kes kematian= 59
Jumlah kes kematian= 2,099
Kes dirawat di ICU= 587
Bantuan Alat Pernafasan= 330 pic.twitter.com/7gvoAPUb2J
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