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Covid-19 : 2,733 new cases reported

Kuala Lumpur – A total of 2,733 new COVID-19 positive cases were recorded today, bringing the total infections in the country to 398,451, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said only five of the new cases were imported, involving three Malaysians and two foreigners.

He tweeted that Selangor remained the state with the highest number of new cases, with 750, followed by Kelantan (484) and Sarawak (432).

In the past 24 hours, 2,019 recoveries were recorded, bringing the cumulative total to 371,575, while active cases stood at 25,414, he added.

Dr Noor Hisham also said that 13 fatalities were recorded today, taking the death toll to 1,462, while 294 patients remained in intensive care units.

According to him, 11 new clusters were identified today, comprising four educational sector clusters, three workplace and community clusters each and a high-risk group cluster.

The clusters are in Jalan Puchong, Persiaran Setia Murni and Jalan Sejati in Selangor; Cangkat Minden (Penang); Jalan Padang Tembak (Kelantan); Jalan Kempas Muar (Johor); Teknologi Ayer Keroh (Melaka); Sungai Tuah (Sarawak); Bandar Baru Sentul (Kuala Lumpur); Akar Peluru (Kedah); and Jalan Bukit Emas (Negeri Sembilan). – Bernama

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