Malaysia has recorded 212 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours - the highest daily increase since the start of the outbreak in late January. This brings the total number of infections to 1,518 cases. Previously, the highest increase was on March 15, with 190 new cases in a day. Health Ministry Director-General Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the 212 new cases, 123 were traced to the tabligh gathering in Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur which took place late last month and has become the epicentre of the outbreak in Malaysia. He also reported four new deaths, bringing the death toll to 14.