Malaysia's Covid-19 infectivity up slightly to 1.16 from 1.14, says Dr Noor Hisham

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Covid-19 infectivity rate (R-naught) in Malaysia increased to 1.16 on Wednesday (July 28) from 1.14 on Tuesday (July 27), says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general said, in a Facebook post Wednesday, that among the various states, Terengganu had the highest infectivity rate of 1.33, followed by Kelantan (1.26), and Sabah and Penang (both at 1.25).

Nine other localities comprising Sarawak, Melaka, Pahang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Perak, Johor and Kedah registered rates of between 1.04 and 1.22.

The R-naught value refers to the infectivity of a virus, that is how many individuals can be infected by a positive case. - Bernama

Article type: free
User access status:
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Nation

M’sian students in a bind
A timely investment opportunity for some with growth of US dollar
Weaker ringgit likely to attract inbound tourists
Strong greenback a welcome sign for some Malaysians
Good news, bad news for economy
Kids sexually abused online have no idea how to report it
Big push for polls begins tonight
Shining the light on Tugu Negara
Syndicate made RM3mil building websites for scammers
Face mask not compulsory on AirAsia flights

Others Also Read