A total of 561 new cases were reported today, driving cumulative infections in the country to 15,657.
Of these, 553 were local transmissions and eight imported.
The bulk of new cases were recorded in Sabah (488) with 26 reported in Selangor and 16 in Kedah.
Another two deaths were also recorded, taking the virus toll to 157.
Meanwhile, 133 patients were discharged from hospital, pushing total recoveries to 10,913 or 69.70%.
Active cases stand at 4,587 with 90 in the ICU and 29 in need of respiratory assistance.