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Covid-19 (Feb 13): 3,499 new cases but active cases dip slightly

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Modified 13 Feb 2021, 11:12 am

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry reported 3,499 new cases of Covid-19 as of noon today and five deaths.

Recoveries (3,515) were slightly higher for the second straight day. There were also 21 fewer active cases.

This is the second day in a row that the number of active cases has dipped slightly.

  • Active cases: 51,558
  • Patients in ICU: 263
  • Intubated: 118

Kedah did not report any new clusters today, breaking a two-day trend of new cases mostly coming from new clusters.

However, 61 percent of new cases in Kuala Lumpur are tied to new clusters as are 45 percent of new cases in Johor.

Deaths

Of the five deaths today, two are from Selangor, followed by Johor (1), Terengganu (1) and Sabah (1)

The youngest victim was a 20-year-old man who also had lymphoma.

A 32-year-old man with a history of hypertension, diabetes and chronic kidney disease also died.

All casualties today were Malaysians.

The national death toll stands at 958.

Clusters

There are 10 new clusters today while 11 other clusters are considered eradicated.

The current number of active clusters stands at 483.

Four clusters recorded triple digit new cases, namely: Sungai Putus (271), Persiaran Synergi Utama (219), Tapak Bina Lorong Peel (187) and Tapak Bina Jalil Utama (123).

The Tanjung Suria cluster from December, which had been experiencing a surge of fresh infections over the past three days, reported only 11 new cases today.

Details of the new clusters are as follows:

Persiaran Synergi Utama cluster
District(s): Kulai and Kita Tinggi, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Persiaran Synergi Utama, Kawasan Perindustrian Synergi Utama, Senai
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 11, targeted screening
Total infected: 220 out of 712 screened

Jalan i-Park Satu cluster
District(s): Kulai and Johor Bahru, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan i-Park, Kawasan Perindustrian i-Park, Bandar Indahpura
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Jan 29, targeted screening
Total infected: 80 out of 643 screened

Jalan Lengkok Satu cluster
District(s): Johor Bahru, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Lengkok, Taman Nusajaya Industri 1, Gelang Patah
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 13, targeted screening
Total infected: 64 out of 151 screened

Tapak Bina Lorong Peel cluster
District(s): Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Locality/Source: Lorong Peel, Taman Maluri
Cluster category: Workplace (construction)
First case: Feb 13, targeted screening
Total infected: 187 out of 497 screened

Tapak Bina Jalil Utama cluster
District(s): Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Locality/Source: Lebuhraya Bukit Jalil, Bandar Bukit Jalil
Cluster category: Workplace (construction)
First case: Feb 13, targeted screening
Total infected: 123 out of 416 screened

Lebuh Keluli cluster
District(s): Klang, Petaling, and Kuala Langat, Selangor
Locality/Source: Kawasan Perindustrian Selatan, Jalan Keluli, Seksyen 7, Shah Alam
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Jan 29, targeted screening
Total infected: 132 out of 664 screened

Industri Selesa cluster
District(s): Petaling, Selangor
Locality/Source: Taman Industri Selesa Jaya, Balakong, Seri Kembangan
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 13, targeted screening
Total infected: 15 out of 856 screened

Persiaran Bunga Tanjung cluster
District(s): Seremban and Rembau, Negeri Sembilan
Locality/Source: Persiaran Bunga Tanjung, Kawasan Perusahaan Senawang Baru
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 6, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 55 out of 252 screened

Bukit Tengah cluster
District(s): Dungun and Kemaman, Terengganu
Locality/Source: Kawasan Bukit Tengah, Kerteh
Cluster category: Workplace (mining)
First case: Feb 10, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 22 out of 113 screened

Jalan Tun Razak cluster
District(s): Lembah Pantai, Titiwangsa, Cheras, and Kepong, Kuala Lumpur; Petaling, Selangor
Locality/Source: Jalan Tun Razak
Cluster category: High risk group (medical centre)
First case: Jan 25, index case with symptoms.
Total infected: 26 out of 884 screened

New cases by states:

Selangor (1,345)
Existing clusters: 433
New clusters: 38 (Lebuh Keluli, Industri Selesa)
Close contacts: 581
Imported: 1
Other screenings: 292

Johor (802)
Existing clusters: 50
New clusters: 361 (Persiaran Synergi Utama, Jalan i-Park Satu, Jalan Lengkok Satu)
Close contacts: 183
Other screenings: 208

Kuala Lumpur (511)
Existing clusters: 23
New clusters: 312 (Tapak Bina Lorong Peel, Tapak Bina Jalil Utama, Jalan Tun Razak)
Close contacts: 91
Other screenings: 85

Sarawak (152)
Existing clusters: 79
Close contacts: 42
Other screenings: 31

Penang (138)
Existing clusters: 47
Close contacts: 26
Other screenings: 65

Perak (121)
Existing clusters: 62
Close contacts: 51
Other screenings: 8

Kedah (111)
Existing clusters: 46
Close contacts: 26
Other screenings: 39

Sabah (101)
Existing clusters: 7
Close contacts: 68
Other screenings: 26

Negeri Sembilan (58)
Existing clusters: 4
New cluster: 27 (Persiaran Bunga Tanjung)
Close contacts: 15
Other screenings: 12

Malacca (50)
Existing clusters: 27
Close contacts: 15
Other screenings: 8

Terengganu (46)
Existing clusters: 12
New cluster: 7 (Bukit Tengah)
Close contacts: 21
Other screenings: 6

Kelantan (44)
Existing cluster: 2
Close contacts: 21
Other screenings: 21

Pahang (13)
Existing clusters: 5
Close contacts: 7
Other screenings: 1

Putrajaya (3)
Close contacts: 1
Other screenings: 2

Labuan (2)
Close contacts: 1
Other screenings: 1

Perlis (2)
Other screenings: 2


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