by HARIZAH KAMEL/ pic by BERNAMA
MALAYSIA records 563 new positive Covid-19 cases out of which only one case was imported.
Health DG Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Sabah continues to record the highest cases at 291, mainly due to the large-scale health screening conducted at the targeted areas.
Pulau Pinang came in the second spot with 141 cases – all are from Penang Remand prison followed by Selangor with 69 cases and Kuala Lumpur with 28 cases.
Two more deaths are reported in Sabah, bringing the total tally to 159.
However, 109 recoveries were recorded, representing 11,022 patients or 67.95% recoveries out of total Covid-19 cases in Malaysia, to date.