(Picture for representational purposes only). Healthcare workers conducting Covid-19 screening at the MPAJ AU2 Multipurpose Hall, Keramat, Selangor. PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette /18 MAY 2021. new Covid-19 record
(Picture for representational purposes only). Healthcare workers conducting Covid-19 screening at the MPAJ AU2 Multipurpose Hall, Keramat, Selangor. PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette /18 MAY 2021.

By Nizam Zain

KUALA LUMPUR – 15,573 new Covid-19 positive cases have been recorded as of 12.00 pm today, the highest record since the virus hit the country in March last year.

Director-General of Health, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that from the amount, Selangor is still holding the record as the biggest contributor of Covid-19 cases in the country with 7,672 cases followed by Kuala Lumpur with 2,063 cases.

“As of 23 July 2021, the cumulative Covid-19 cases reported in the country is 980,491 cases.

“From that amount, Kedah recorded 937 cases, followed by Johor (722), Negeri Sembilan (682), Penang (530), Sabah (516), Sarawak (461), Pahang (457), Melaka (452), Perak (415), Kelantan (372) and Terengganu (229).

“Three areas recorded below 50 cases, namely, in Putrajaya (41 cases), Labuan (21) and Perlis (3),” he Twitted. -MalaysiaGazette

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