Covid-19: Another record high of 17,786 cases on Saturday (July 31)

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  • Saturday, 31 Jul 2021

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia recorded another record high of 17,786 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (July 31), the Health Ministry has confirmed.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a tweet that the country's total cumulative cases had reached 1,113,272.

Of the figure, only nine were imported cases.

Another 165 people succumbed to Covid-19, bringing the country's death toll to 9,024.

It also said there were 11,718 recoveries for a total of 914,639 to date.

The number of active cases was now at 189,609. Of this number, 1,062 were in intensive care units (ICU), with 534 requiring ventilator support.

Selangor remained the state with the most cases, recording 6,400 new infections.

Cases in other states are as follows; Kuala Lumpur (1,962), Kedah (1,389), Johor (1,144), Sabah (1,035), Negri Sembilan (929), Terengganu, (883), Perak (775), Penang, (713), Melaka, (697), Pahang (653), Kelantan (580), Sarawak (485), Putrajaya (116), Perlis (16) and Labuan (9).

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