Some 725 Covid-19 patients who have recovered were discharged today, raising the total recoveries to 30,304.
A total of eight deaths were recorded today while six new clusters have also emerged.
839 patients were discharged, which means the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the country is 25,654.
CGS-CIMB Research analyst Sharizan Rosely said anecdotal events in October pointed to the potential shutdown of certain departmental stores negatively affected by falling footfall and tenant sales.
Selangor registered a new daily record of 231 cases
This is the highest number of fatalities in a single day since the pandemic struck the nation in January.
Some health districts in KL, Negeri Sembilan, Johor, Sarawak and Labuan join list of Covid-19 red zones
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has listed 31 health districts and 58 sub-districts across Malaysia as Covid-19 red zones.
The Malaysian Prison Department today said Covid-19 transmissions among prisons are under control, thanks to strategies such as lockdowns and quarantining of inmates and remanded individuals that have helped reduce daily Covid-19 cases.
This brings the country's confirmed Covid-19 infections to 33,339.
The number of active cases — patients who carry transmission risks and have to be admitted to hospitals and quarantined — swelled to a fresh record high of 10,392.