PUTRAJAYA，Jan 6: The health ministry has reported a new record-high of 2,593 Covid-19 cases, as well as four deaths in the past 24 hours.
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 1,129 recoveries, bringing the total number of those discharged to 100,578.
In a press conference, Noor Hisham said the total number of infections now stands at 125,438.
There are 24,347 active cases with 141 patients being treated in intensive care and 67 requiring respiratory assistance.
Meanwhile, the four deaths means the death toll is now 513.