KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia’s Covid-19 cases soared to 22,948 on Thursday (Aug 19) — barely a day after it set a new record.

The Malaysian health ministry recorded 22,242 new cases on Wednesday.

The country has chalked up 1,489,460 cumulative cases to date since the start of the pandemic last year.

Selangor still holds the top spot for highest number of cases by state, recording 7,175 cases.

This is followed by Sabah with 2,583 cases and Kedah with 2,137 cases. MALAY MAIL

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