Covid-19: Perak sees drastic rise in cases due to Jalan Changkat Jong cluster in Teluk Intan, says Health DG

PETALING JAYA: The drastic rise of Covid-19 cases in Perak is due to the Jalan Changkat Jong cluster, which recorded 1,046 cases alone.

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"This involves factory workers in Jalan Changkat Jong in Teluk Intan, Perak. Today, there were 1,046 cases, of which 1,036 were factory workers and 10 from close contacts.

"The total cases in this cluster as of Sunday (Feb 21) is 1,242. The factory has been closed since last Tuesday and an enhanced MCO will be imposed in the dormitory, factory and factory site," said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a tweet on Sunday (Feb 21).

Perak recorded the most Covid-19 infections on Sunday, with 1,215 cases. Selangor recorded 868 cases.

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