PUTRAJAYA，Oct 1: The health ministry recorded 260 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 11,484.
There was only one imported case, with 259 local infections reported.
This was the highest spike in cases ever since the recovery movement control order (RMCO) came into effect in June.
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 47 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 10,014.
At a press conference, Noor Hisham said there were currently 1,334 active cases.