PETALING JAYA: The health ministry has reported a record high number of Covid-19 cases for a second consecutive day, with 22,948 infections detected in the past 24 hours.
The previous record was 22,242 set yesterday.
In a Twitter post, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the total number of infections now stands at 1,489,460.
Selangor recorded the highest number of cases with 7,175.
This was followed by Sabah (2,583), Kedah (2,137), Penang (1,655), Johor (1,526), Kuala Lumpur (1,439), Kelantan (1,271), Perak (1,229), Sarawak (1,206), Melaka (737), Pahang (736), Terengganu (621), Negeri Sembilan (556), Perlis (42), Putrajaya (26) and Labuan (9).
Both Sabah and Perak broke their case records. Sabah’s had 2,413 new cases yesterday while Perak had 1,215 on Feb 21.-FMT