Covid-19: 6,988 cases reported today

Covid-19: 6,988 cases reported today

PUCHONG: The Health Ministry today reported 6,988 new Covid-19 cases, the third consecutive day where fresh infections in the country are above 6,000.

The increase was contributed by a significant surge in Selangor.

The states with the highest number of cases are Selangor (2,885), Kuala Lumpur (988), Negeri Sembilan (692), Sarawak (544), Melaka(311), Johor (270) and Kedah (250).

The number of active Covid-19 cases is on a six-day uptrend while the number of patients in intensive care or requiring ventilators is stagnating.