Covid-19: Upward trend in daily infections continues, Negri has highest infectivity rate, says Health DG


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 27 Jan 2022

PETALING JAYA: Negri Sembilan recorded the highest infectivity rate in the country, at 1.18, says Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The national infectivity rate is currently at 1.13.

Covid-19 cases have continued its upward trend, with new cases surpassing the 5,000 mark on Thursday (Jan 27).

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country recorded 5,439 new cases, with 4,409 recoveries.

Of the new infections, 332 were imported cases.

Forty-seven cases have been classified as Categories 3, 4 and 5.

"For those that have yet to receive their vaccines and have not been infected by Covid-19, you are at the highest risk of being infected.

“The Ministry advises those individuals to immediately register and be vaccinated.

"The Ministry assures all that preventive and control measures will be continuously applied," he said in a statement on Thursday.

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