HFMD: More than 6,000 cases reported in the Klang Valley since March

PETALING JAYA: A total of 6,197 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) were reported in the Klang Valley until the end of the 20th epidemiological week (ME) on Saturday (May 21), says the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya Health Department.

This is 14 times the number of cases within the same period last year, FT Health director Dr Nor Aishah Abu Bakar said in a statement Monday (May 23).

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Nation

Covid-19: Another 2,527 cases recorded on July 2, no deaths
INTERACTIVE: Mixed results for Malaysia's healthcare costs
Statements recorded from duo over rally
Govt to create more avenues for complaints on inflation issues
AKM Tour brings traditional sports to younger generation
Befrienders get more calls over money woes
Govt to ensure steady chicken supply
Capturing beauty on print
RM100mil to assist co-ops in ensuring national food security
A boost to transparency, but caution advised

Others Also Read