According to the ministry’s GitHub database, there were 28,298 new cases, compared with 26,534 the day before. They comprised 27,600 local cases and 698 imported cases.
The death toll stands at 34,099.
Twenty-nine of the deaths were classified as brought-in-dead (BID) cases.
Perak recorded the most number of fatalities with 21, followed by Kedah (17), Johor (13), Selangor (12), Pahang and Kuala Lumpur (7 each), Melaka and Sabah (5 each), Penang (4), Negeri Sembilan, Sarawak and Terengganu (3 each), Kelantan and Perlis (2 each) and Putrajaya (1).
There were no deaths in Labuan.
As of midnight, there were 299,331 active cases, with 7,832 people hospitalised. Of this, 374 were in intensive care units (ICU), with 233 requiring respiratory assistance.
There were also 33,009 recoveries recorded.
The total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Malaysia stands at 3,900,433.