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Malaysia hits new high of 22,242 Covid-19 cases

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia notched another new Covid-19 record with 22,242 new cases reported on Wednesday (Aug 18).

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia notched another new Covid-19 record with 22,242 new cases reported on Wednesday (Aug 18).

The previous record number of infections were 21,668 cases on Aug 11.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country to 1,466,512.

Malaysia’s health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that Selangor maintains hold on the top spot for highest number of cases detected per state at 6,858 infections.

Eight other states also reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. They are Sabah (2,413), Penang (1,867), Kedah (1,852), Kuala Lumpur (1,587), Johor (1,477), Sarawak (1,403), Kelantan (1,351) and Perak (1,036). MALAY MAIL

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