Covid-19: Four new clusters detected in KL, Sabah, Selangor and Kelantan


PETALING JAYA: Four new clusters have been identified in Kuala Lumpur, Sabah, Selangor and Kelantan, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic).

In a statement on Sunday (Nov 29), the Health director-general said in Kuala Lumpur, the Sungai Mulia construction site cluster was identified following screenings at the area.

"A total of 124 individuals were screened and 23 tested positive for Covid-19.

"In Sabah, the Batu Lima cluster was detected in Kota Kinabalu involving the index case (case number 50,994) who tested positive after showing symptoms on Nov 19," he said, adding that 117 others were tested later with 48 testing positive.

He said in Selangor, the Yayasan cluster was identified in Klang involving the case 52,340 who tested positive on Nov 20 after showing symptoms.

"A total of 189 people were later tested and 20 of them tested positive.

"The Hilir cluster was identified in Kota Baru, Tumpat, Bachok and Pasir Puteh in Kelantan involving case 58,845 who tested positive after showing symptoms on Nov 24," he said, adding that 974 others were tested later and 20 were positive for Covid-19.

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