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Covid-19 (Feb 6): 3,847 new cases, Klang Valley crosses 105k mark

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Modified 6 Feb 2021, 11:52 am

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry has reported 3,847 new cases of Covid-19 as of noon today with 12 deaths.

The Klang Valley region continues to report the highest number of new cases in the country with Selangor reporting in the four digits (1,481) while Kuala Lumpur had 402 new cases.

The total number of cases for the Klang Valley is now at 105,629. It crossed the 100,000 mark yesterday.

Johor had 585 new cases, while Malacca experienced a surge with 329 new cases.

  • Active cases: 50,894 (new record)
  • Patients in ICUs: 305
  • Intubated: 139

Deaths

Of the new deaths today, Johor and Sabah had three deaths each,  followed by Kuala Lumpur (2), Malacca (2), Selangor (1), and Kelantan (1). 

The youngest fatality was 38 and the oldest was 84. Four of the deceased were foreigners.

Details of the victims are on Malaysiakini's Covid-19 tracker page.

The national death toll is now at 857.

Clusters

The Health Ministry today classified 12 new clusters which included one involving a school and another linked to a supermarket.

Details of the clusters are as follows:

Industri Kampung Baru cluster

District(s): Petaling, Selangor
Locality/Source: Kampung Baru, Sungai Buloh
Cluster category: Workplace (factories)
First case: Feb 6, targeted screening
Total infected: 167 out of 450 screened

Jalan Banting-Klang cluster
District(s): Kuala Langat, Selangor
Locality/Source: Telok Panglima Garang Industrial Estate
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 6, targeted screening
Total infected: 13 out of 287 screened

Gudang Salak Tinggi cluster
District(s): Sepang, Selangor
Locality/Source: Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi
Cluster category: Workplace (service sector)
First case: Feb 6, targeted screening
Total infected: 42 out of 455 screened

Jalan Kuala Selangor cluster
District(s): Kuala Selangor, Selangor
Locality/Source: Kampung Tanjong Karang
Cluster category: Workplace (school)
First case: Feb 6, close contact tracing
Total infected: 11 out of 87 screened

Lingkaran Cyber cluster
District(s): Sepang, Selangor
Locality/Source: Lingkaran Cyber Point Timur, Cyberjaya
Cluster category: Workplace (supermarket)
First case: Feb 5, targeted screening
Total infected: 24 out of 75 screened

Jalan Chester cluster
District(s): Tawau, Sabah
Locality/Source: Jalan Chester
Cluster category: Workplace (jeweller)
First case: Feb 2, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 10 out of 19 screened

Tapak Bina Sungai Besi cluster
District(s): Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Locality/Source: Jalan Sungai Besi
Cluster category: Workplace (construction)
First case: Feb 6, targeted screening
Total infected: 12 out of 113 screened

Jalan Tun Mutalib cluster
District(s): Kota Tinggi, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Tun Mutalib, Bandar Tenggara
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Jan 27, index case screened before returning to home country
Total infected: 6 out of 32 screened

Jalan Istimewa Tujuh cluster
District(s): Johor Bahru, Johor
Locality/Source: Taman Perindustrian Cemerlang, Ulu Tiram
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 2, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 29 out of 92 screened

Jalan Bayu Satu cluster
District(s): Johor Bahru, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Bayu Satu, Bandar Seri Alam, Masai
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 6, targeted screening
Total infected: 18 out of 35 screened

Gong Nering cluster
District(s): Besut, Terengganu
Locality/Source: Kampung Gong Nering
Cluster category: Workplace (service sector)
First case: Jan 12, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 26 out of 183 screened

Jalan Kubur Darau cluster
District(s): Besut, Terengganu
Locality/Source: Jalan Kubur Darau and Kampung Raja
Cluster category: High risk (family and social)
First case: Jan 28, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 15 out of 42 screened

New cases according to regions, in brief:

Selangor (1,481)
Existing clusters: 64
New clusters: 194 (Industri Kampung Baru, Jalan Banting-Klang, Gudang Salak Tinggi, Jalan Kuala Selangor, Lingkaran Cyber)
Close contacts: 859
Other screenings: 364

Johor (585)
Existing clusters: 197
New clusters: 47 (Jalan Istimewa Tujuh, Jalan Tun Mutalib, Jalan Bayu Satu)
Close contacts: 186
Imported: 2
Other screenings: 153

Kuala Lumpur (402)
Existing clusters: 44
New clusters: 12 (Tapak Bina Sungai Besi)
Close contacts: 139
Imported: 2
Other screenings: 205

Malacca (329)
Existing clusters: 288
Close contacts: 27
Other screenings: 14

Sabah (233)
Existing clusters: 52
New clusters: 7 (Jalan Chester)
Close contacts: 130
Other screenings: 44

Penang (211)
Existing clusters: 151
Close contacts: 10
Other screenings: 50

Sarawak (185)
Existing clusters: 81
Close contacts: 42
Other screenings: 62

Negeri Sembilan
(133)
Existing clusters: 33
Close contacts: 55
Other screenings: 45

Kedah (64)
Existing clusters: 20
Close contacts: 21
Other screenings: 23

Kelantan (62)
Existing cluster: 22
Close contacts: 16
Other screenings: 24

Terengganu
(56)
Existing clusters: 17
New clusters: 5 (Jalan Kubur Darau, Gong Nering)
Close contacts: 17
Other screenings: 17

Pahang (48)
Existing clusters: 32
Close contacts: 12
Other screenings: 4

Perak (36)
Existing clusters: 25
Close contacts: 10
Other screenings: 1

Labuan (10)
Existing cluster: 3
Close contacts: 1
Other screenings: 6

Putrajaya (8)
Close contacts: 5
Other screenings: 3

Perlis 
Other screenings: 4


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