Kuala Lumpur, Aug 9 — The health ministry has reported 17,236 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
In a tweet, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the total number of infections now stands at 1,279,776.
Selangor recorded the highest number of cases with 5,740.
This was followed by Kuala Lumpur (1,567) and Kedah (1,328). While Perlis has 22 cases and Labuan recorded 8 cases today.