KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia logged 2,932 new Covid-19 cases yesterday; a sharp increase from 1,918 the day before.
According to data from CovidNow and Github, 2,930 were local infections and the rest were imported cases.
The bulk of cases were reported in Selangor which recorded 959 followed by 947 in Kuala Lumpur.
Three deaths were recorded yesterday including one brought-in-dead (BID) case.
Two of the deaths were in Selangor and one in Pahang.
The death toll now stands at 35,787 since the pandemic began two years ago.
Active cases now stand at 30,019 after 2,292 recoveries were reported yesterday.
A total of 28,709 cases were under home quarantine, 39 placed at Low Risk Covid-19 Quarantine and Treatment Centres, 1,238 hospitalised, and 42 receiving treatment at intensive care units, with 25 patients under ventilation support.