The previous record high number of new infections was 13,215, posted on July 15
This is the second highest daily figure recorded by the country, after the 13,215 infections reported on July 15.
Moving forward, the group remains cautious of the current Covid-19 pandemic, which has caused a global economic downturn
Cumulatively, 951,884 cases have been detected in the country since the pandemic began
Selangor remained the state to report the highest number of new infections at 4,404, followed by Negeri Sembilan (1,340) and Johor (876).
Govt to consider giving flexibility for companies to operate at full capacity if employees are fully vaccinated — Zafrul
National Recovery Plan Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said the decision will be finalised in the near future and highlighted that the Government is also expected to give some flexibility to individuals who have been fully inoculated
Active cases continued to soar to 114,053, with 896 patients warded in the intensive care units (ICUs) and 459 requiring ventilator support
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba, who announced this today, said the walk-in approach will be extended to other states soon.
Meanwhile, Selangor reported the highest number of new daily cases nationwide at 6,120.
The jump in new cases, up from 8,868 recorded on Thursday (July 8), came as the Ministry of Health ramped up public health measures — with more rigorous close contact detection and health screening for the early detection of Covid-19 cases — in areas that have been placed under the Enhanced Movement Control Order