KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 cases surged to a new high of 15,573 today — compared with 13,034 yesterday — in line with an increase in the testing rate, the Health Ministry said.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): Malaysia’s new Covid-19 cases fell slightly to 11,985 from yesterday’s 12,366, according to health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Media Statement by Tony Pua, DAP National Publicity Secretary and Member of Parliament for Damansara in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, 21 July 2021: Based on rising positivity rate of around 10% today, we are severely under-testing for COVID-19 to detect cases and outbreaks in the community.
TOKYO (July 21): Another 10 people involved in the Summer Olympics in Japan, including an athlete, have tested positive for the coronavirus, the organisng committee announced on Wednesday, reported Sputnik.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Malaysia's daily number of Covid-19-linked deaths rose to a record high of 138 today from 115 yesterday while newly confirmed pandemic cases fell to 12,528 from 12,541 mainly on the sharp drop in fresh infections in Selangor to below 5,000, according to Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Malaysia's Covid-19 cases declined to 12,541 today from yesterday's all-time high of 13,215, according to Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Malaysia reported a fresh record high of 11,618 new Covid-19 cases today, up from 11,079 yesterday — marking the second consecutive day that new cases came in above the 11,000-mark.
Covid-19: Tony Pua questions why there is 'no strategic urgency to drastically boost the number of tests'
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Opposition lawmaker Tony Pua (pictured) raised the question today as to why there is “no strategic urgency to drastically boost the number of tests carried out” as he said the number of untested Covid-19 positive cases infecting the community is clearly still “very, very large”.
PUTRAJAYA (July 10): The recent surge in daily Covid-19 cases in Selangor is due to active detection and screening activities in the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) areas.