KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s total COVID-19 cases surpassed 1 million infections on Sunday (Jul 25), after the country’s health ministry reported a record 17,045 new cases.
The country’s total number of infections is now 1,013,438.
The new cases topped Saturday’s figure of 15,902, which was then the highest number of daily infections since the pandemic started.
The Klang Valley again accounted for more than half of the new infections with 8,500 in Selangor and 2,045 in Kuala Lumpur.
There were also 1,216 new cases in Kedah and 950 new infections in Johor.
Malaysia’s health ministry also reported Kelantan’s first COVID-19 case with the Delta variant and urged residents to be “more vigilant”.
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