Over 800 new cases were recorded for the third consecutive day today, with 862 taking total confirmed infections to 22,225.
Of the 860 local transmissions, 673 or 78.1% were reported in Sabah.
In Selangor, 132 cases were recorded, followed by Kedah (17), Perak (nine), Penang (eight), Labuan (six), Negeri Sembilan (six), Kuala Lumpur (six), Putrajaya (one), Johor (one) and Kelantan (one).
The remaining two imported cases were recorded in Sarawak and Kuala Lumpur.
Active cases stand at 7,681 with 95 in the ICU and 29 in need of respiratory assistance.
Another 634 patients were discharged, taking total recoveries to 14,351 or 64.6%.
However, three new deaths were also recorded, all in Sabah. This takes the virus death toll to 193.
|State||Number of cases *()||Cumulative cases|
|Kuala Lumpur||7 (1)||2,860|
|Cumulative total||862 (2)||22,225|