Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia reported a slight dip in infections with 19,257 Covid-19 cases reported in the past 24 hours.
Two days ago, the number of infections had breached the 20,000 mark.
In a tweet, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the total number of infections now stands at 1,243,852.
Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there was a record high 16,323 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 1,009,343.
There are now 224,120 active cases, with a record 1,097 patients being treated in intensive care and 575 requiring respiratory assistance.
Meanwhile, the 210 deaths take the number of fatalities to 10,389.
Selangor recorded the highest number of cases, with 7,084.
This was followed by Kuala Lumpur (2,450), Kedah (1,514), Sabah (1,255), Johor (1,182), Penang (959), Kelantan (930), Negeri Sembilan (884), Perak (774), Pahang (714), Sarawak (573), Terengganu (425), Melaka (414), Putrajaya (56), Perlis (41) and Labuan (2).