Record tumbles again with 23,564 new Covid-19 cases


Ravin Palanisamy

Migrant workers wait for a Covid-19 jab at the vaccination centre in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. The Ministry of Health is reporting record fresh infections, particularly in East Malaysia. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, August 20, 2021.

COVID-19 numbers continued to spike today, with 23,564 Covid-19 cases reported over the past 24 hours, taking the nation’s caseload past 1.5 million, said director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

This is the third day in a row Covid-19 cases have risen to new levels. Selangor logged most new infections by state today with 6,974 cases.


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