At a press conference, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said both Sabah and Selangor recorded 320 new cases respectively, the highest figure out of all states.
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Kuala Lumpur recorded 256 new cases.
Dr Noor Hisham said 1,144 Covid-19 patients have been discharged on Friday, making the total recoveries in the country up to 59,061.
There are now 10,799 active cases, in which all patients are currently being treated at hospitals nationwide.
Dr Noor Hisham said 129 patients are currently under intensive care, with 53 of them requiring ventilator support.
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Three of Friday’s new cases are imported infections while the rest are local transmission.
There are no new Covid-19 deaths with the death toll remaining at 376.