6,145 new Covid-19 cases today

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded 6,145 new Covid-19 cases today.

The last time the country recorded below 7,000 mark was on Oct 11, with 6,709 new cases.

Yesterday, Malaysia reported 7,509 new cases while on Friday at 7,420.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this raised the country’s tally to 2,390,687.

He said additional information would be made available at the ministry’s CovidNow portal.

“Daily data will be uploaded and updated after midnight at the CovidNow portal, covidnow.moh.gov.my,” he shared on Facebook.

Meanwhile, earlier in another post, he said as of yesterday (Oct 16), the national infectivity rate (Rt) stood at 0.88.

Putrajaya had the highest Rt with 1.06, followed by Negri Sembilan at 1.04 and Kuala Lumpur at 1.00.

Selangor, Melaka and Perlis reported Rt value at 0.95 each, Kelantan (0.93), Sabah and Terengganu at (0.89 each), Pahang (0.86)

Johor and Kedah (0.85 each), Penang (0.84), Perak (0.79), Sarawak (0.76) and Labuan Rt with two cases.

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