Putrajaya Oct 25 — The health ministry has reported 823 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
Sabah again accounted for the highest number of cases, with 533 cases.
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the new cases bring the total number of infections in the country to 26,565.
In a press statement, Noor Hisham said there were 579 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 17,134. The bulk of these recoveries, a total of 288, came from Sabah.
The health ministry also reported eight deaths, which brings the toll to 229.
A total of 99 people are still being treated, with 30 requiring respiratory assistance.