Kuala Lumpur, Aug 29 — The health ministry has reported 20,579 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 1,706,089.
Selangor recorded the highest number of cases with 4,591.
This was followed by Sabah (2,578) and Sarawak (2,522). While Putrajaya has 48 cases and Labuan recorded 2 cases today.