PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 6,988 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (July 1), bringing the cumulative total to 758,967.
In the same 24-hour period, there were 84 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 5,254.
There were also 5,580 recoveries, which means 688,260 have recovered from the disease nationwide.
There are still 917 patients in intensive care units, with 445 requiring ventilation support.
In a tweet on his official account, Health director general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that Selangor recorded the highest number of cases at 2,885, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 988, Negeri Sembilan with 692 and Sabah with 544.