Covid-19: Nation's Rt now at 1.15 with Negri Sembilan and Kedah recording the highest infectivity rates


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 29 Jan 2022

PETALING JAYA: Negri Sembilan and Kedah have the highest infectivity rate or Rt (pronounced R-naught) number recorded in the country on Saturday (Jan 29), says the Health Ministry.

According to Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in the ministry’s daily Covid-19 update, the overall Rt in Malaysia was 1.15, with Negri Sembilan and Kedah registering the highest at 1.19, followed by Johor (1.14), Melaka (1.13), Kuala Lumpur and Selangor (both 1.1). Perlis, Labuan and Sarawak’s recorded Rt was lowest at zero.

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