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Covid-19 (Feb 12): More recoveries than new cases, 17 deaths

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Modified 12 Feb 2021, 12:14 pm

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry recorded 3,318 new cases of Covid-19 today and 17 deaths.

The number of patients discharged (3,505) was higher than the new cases, resulting in 204 fewer active cases.

  • Active cases: 51,579
  • Patients in ICU:  258
  • Intubated:  119

Like yesterday, a majority of new cases in Kedah (72 percent) and Johor (51 percent) are from new clusters.

Deaths

The nationwide death toll is now 953.

Of the 17 deaths today, eight were from the Klang Valley.

Selangor had six deaths and Kuala Lumpur two, followed by Sabah (2) Sarawak (2), Perak (1), Johor (1), Malacca (1) Pahang (1), and Kelantan (1).

One of the deceased is a foreigner.

The youngest victim recorded today was 54.

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

Clusters

There were 14 new clusters today, bringing the total number of active clusters to 484.

The Tanjung Suria cluster, first detected last December, recorded 258 new cases bringing its total to 2,052 cases.

The Jalan Seelong cluster in Johor had 326 new cases while Kedah's Selambau cluster had 136 new cases.

Jalan Seelong cluster
District(s): Kulai, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Seelong, Senai
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: Feb 8, targeted screening
Total infected: 327 out of 568 screened

Jalan Perindustrian Elektronik cluster
District(s): Kulai, Kota Tinggi, Pontian, and Muar, Johor
Locality/Source: Kawasan Perindustrian Senai
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 10, targeted screening
Total infected: 25 out of 2,190 screened

Jalan Besar Pontian cluster
District(s): Batu Pahat and Pontian, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Pontian, Pontian Besar
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 2, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 64 out of 102 screened

Ladang Pekan cluster
District(s): Kluang, Johor
Locality/Source: Ladang Pekan, Layang- Layang
Cluster category: Workplace (agriculture)
First case: Feb 8, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 18 out of 31 screened

Perindustrian Pelepas cluster
District(s): Johor Bahru, Kluang, Kota Tinggi, Mersing, Kulai, and Muar, Johor
Locality/Source: Kawasan Zon Perindustrian Bebas, Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Jan 27, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 32 out of 506 screened

Jalan Jelapang cluster
District(s): Kinta and Kuala Kangsar, Perak
Locality/Source: Jalan Jelapang, Kawasan Perindustrian Taman Meru, Ipoh
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Jan 23, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 24 out of 818 screened

Jalan Perusahaan Tiga cluster
District(s): Larut, Matang, and Selama, and Kerian, Perak
Locality/Source: Jalan Perusahaan Tiga, Kamunting, Larut
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 1, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 21 out of 26 screened

Kampung Teluk cluster
District(s): Manjung, Perak
Locality/Source: Kampung Teluk, Ayer Tawar
Cluster category: Community
First case: Feb 5, workplace screening
Total infected: 21 out of 43 screened

Tapak Bina Damar cluster
District(s): Sepang, Selangor; Putrajaya
Locality/Source: Kampung Bukit Damar, Dengkil
Cluster category: Workplace (construction)
First case: Feb 12, targeted screening
Total infected: 64 out of 701 screened

Taman Industri cluster
District(s): Petaling and Kuala Selangor, Selangor
Locality/Source: Taman Industri Sungai Buloh
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 12, targeted screening
Total infected: 16 out of 278 screened

Tapak Bina Pantai Dalam cluster
District(s): Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur
Locality/Source: Pantai Dalam
Cluster category: Workplace (construction)
First case: Feb 12, targeted screening
Total infected: 94 out of 265 screened

Selambau cluster
District(s): Kuala Muda, Kedah
Locality/Source: Bukit Selambau, Mukim Teloi Kiri
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 12, targeted screening
Total infected: 136 out of 247 screened

Teknologi Berendam cluster
District(s): Melaka Tengah, Jasin, and Alor Gajah, Malacca; Tampin, Negeri Sembilan
Locality/Source: Zon Perdagangan Bebas, Batu Berendam
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 12, targeted screening
Total infected: 41 out of 1,241 screened

Pangkal Changgong cluster
District(s): Machang, Pasir Puteh, and Tanah Merah, Kelantan
Locality/Source: Kampung Pangkal Changgong, Jalan Tanah Merah Lama, Machang
Cluster category: Workplace (learning institute)
First case: Feb 10, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 14 out of 57 screened

New cases by states:

Selangor (1,214)
Existing clusters: 411
New clusters: 78 (Tapak Bina Damar, Taman Industri)
Close contacts: 367
Imported: 1
Other screenings: 357

Johor (742)
Existing clusters: 145
New clusters: 378 (Jalan Seelong, Jalan Perindustrian Elektronik, Jalan Besar Pontian, Perindustrian Pelepas, and Ladang Pekan)
Close contacts: 105
Imported: 1
Other screenings: 113

Kuala Lumpur (374)
Existing clusters: 68
New clusters: 84 (Tapak Bina Pantai Dalam)
Close contacts: 106
Imported: 5
Other screenings: 111

Kedah (188)
Existing clusters: 156
New cluster: 136 (Selambau)
Close contacts: 16
Other screenings: 16

Penang (149)
Existing clusters: 72
Close contacts: 28
Other screenings: 49

Sabah (118)
Existing clusters: 13
Close contacts: 75
Other screenings: 30

Negeri Sembilan (118)
Existing clusters: 5
Close contacts: 20
Other screenings: 93

Perak (99)
Existing clusters: 30
New clusters: 25 (Jalan Jelapang, Jalan Perusahaan Tiga, and Kampung Teluk)
Close contacts: 14
Other screenings: 30

Sarawak (83)
Existing clusters: 16
Close contacts: 15
Other screenings: 52

Kelantan (79)
Existing clusters: 6
New cluster: 13 (Pangkal Changgong)
Close contacts: 30
Other screenings: 30

Terengganu (72)
Existing clusters: 9
Close contacts: 56
Other screenings: 7

Malacca (45)
Existing clusters: 17
New clusters: 3 (Teknologi Berendam)
Close contacts: 11
Other screenings: 14

Pahang (30)
Existing clusters: 12
Close contacts: 11
Other screenings: 7

Putrajaya (6)
New cluster: 1
Close contacts: 3
Other screenings: 2

Labuan (1)
Existing cluster: 1

Perlis (0)


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