Putrajaya – Malaysia recorded 1,755 new Covid-19 infections on Friday (Nov 6), setting a new record for the most number of new positive cases in a day.
Previously, the highest number was 1,240 cases on Oct 26.
Two new deaths were also recorded, bringing the death toll to 279.
“Sabah has 1,199 cases, making up 68.3% of the total new positive cases today, ” said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement Friday.
This is the first time Sabah has recorded four-digit new cases in a day, and the highest number of new positive cases in the state so far.
Penang recorded 192 new cases from existing clusters while Selangor had 164 cases.
“A total of 726 recoveries were recorded, bringing the cumulative number of fully recovered cases to 26,380 or 69.1% of the total cases, ” said Dr Noor Hisham. – The Star