Covid-19: Malaysia hits new daily record with 9,180 cases

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has recorded 9,180 Covid-19 cases on Friday (July 9), a new daily record.

The highest figure previously was 9,020 cases on May 29.

Selangor recorded an all-time high of 4,400 new cases and Kuala Lumpur with 1,271 new infections.

The country's cumulative total number of cases is now 817,838.

The number of new cases in other states are: Negri Sembilan (899), Kedah (417), Sarawak (406), Sabah (323), Johor (315), Perak (241), Melaka (222), Pahang (214), Kelantan (151), Penang (142), Terengganu (82), Labuan (80), Putrajaya (16) and Perlis (one).

In the same 24-hour span, 5,713 patients were discharged from treatment.

To date, 731,193 or 89% of Covid-19 patients in Malaysia have recovered.

There were 77 more Covid-19 fatalities, which takes the country’s death toll to 5,980.

Active cases across the country have now gone up to 80,665.

Some 959 patients are being treated at intensive care units (ICU), with 465 on ventilator support.

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