Another record 22,242 new Covid-19 cases in Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 18 – Malaysia saw another new record for its daily new Covid-19 cases at 22, 242, with Selangor reporting the highest number at 6,858, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 530,971.

Number of new cases as at 18.8.2021. Graphics courtesy of Health Ministry.

Meanwhile, Director General of the ministry, Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said that from the total number of 12,993 deaths in the country, 80 cases had been partially vaccinated and four had been fully vaccinated.

“Our recent clinical audit data analysis on the “breakthrough deaths” showed that among the overall 12,993 deaths recorded, 80 cases had been partially vaccinated (0.6%) and 4 cases had full vaccination (0.03%).