Covid-19: Five new clusters, four new deaths


PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has identified five new Covid-19 clusters.

In his daily press conference on Wednesday (Nov 25), Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said only one of the five clusters was from Sabah, the D'bajaru cluster in Lahad Datu, while the Batu Tujuh and Tanjung Bunga clusters were found in Johor.

The Gangsa cluster involved the Kuala Langat district whereas the Kerengge cluster was identified in Marang, Terengganu.

Four new fatalities were recorded, with deaths in Sabah, Penang and Labuan.

Regarding the Teratai Cluster, which involves several Top Glove factories and worker dormitories, only 17 additional cases were reported.

This is in sharp contrast to Tuesday's numbers which had 1,511 infections from that single cluster alone.

"A total of 4,063 people tested positive from this cluster to date from the 6,506 screened," he said.

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