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The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 20,596 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, the first time the 20,000 threshold has been crossed. 164 COVID-19 related fatalities were also recorded.

This brings the country’s pandemic totals to 1,203,706 cumulative cases and 10,019 deaths (0.83%).

Selangor reported the highest number of infections among states with 8,549 new cases, while Kuala Lumpur reported 2,163, accounting for half the cases.