Covid-19: More grim records reached with most deaths and cases in one day


PETALING JAYA: The number of Covid-19 cases and deaths recorded in a day have reached a new high since the beginning of the pandemic, with 24,599 cases and 393 fatalities on Thursday (Aug 26).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said from the 393 deaths recorded, 125 cases were in Selangor; Kuala Lumpur (61); Johor (48); Melaka (33); Penang (31); Sabah (26); Negri Sembilan (20); Kedah (15); Perak (15); Kelantan (nine); Pahang (eight) and Terengganu (two).

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