PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded 5, 566 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (June 8), the Health Ministry confirmed.
The country’s Covid-19 tally is now a total of 627, 652.
In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor has 1, 524 new cases - the highest in the country.
This is followed by Sarawak with 707 cases, Negri Sembilan with 505, Kuala Lumpur with 466 and Johor with 456.
In the same 24-hour span, 6, 962 patients were discharged.
Total recoveries in the country is 541, 319 - a recovery rate of 86.25%.
Malaysia also recorded 76 more fatalities, taking the country’s death toll to 3, 536.
There are 903 patients under intensive care, with 458 requiring ventilator support.
Nationwide, there are 82, 797 active Covid-19 cases.