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Covid-19 (Feb 19): 2,936 new cases, spike in Johor

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Modified 19 Feb 2021, 1:09 pm

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 2,936 new Covid-19 cases as of noon today, and 13 deaths.

The number of patients discharged (4,899) continued to outpace the number of new patients for a fifth straight day, leading to fewer active cases.

There was a small spike in new cases in Johor, which had 304 more new cases than yesterday.

Active cases: 36,797

Patients in ICU: 220

Intubated: 104

Deaths

Of the 13 deaths today, six were from Kuala Lumpur, followed by Selangor (3), Sarawak (2), Malacca (1), and Johor (1).

All fatalities were above the age of 50, with the oldest being 84-years-old.

One of the victims was already dead when brought to a hospital.

One of the deceased was a non-citizen.

Clusters

There were 13 new clusters, while eight existing clusters were declared over.

Total active clusters currently stand at 511.

Three clusters had more than triple digit cases namely Jalan Murni 12 (339), Jalan Perindustrian Pelepas (179), and Industri Tekstil Nilai (113).

Details of the new clusters are as follows:

Kompleks Perabut cluster
District(s): Kuala Langat, Selangor
Locality/Source: Kompleks Perabut, Kampung Olak Lempit, Banting
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 19, targeted screening
Total infected: 21 out of 287 screened

Jalan Sementa cluster
District(s): Petaling, Selangor
Locality/Source: Jalan Sementa, Seksyen 27, Shah Alam
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 17, targeted screening
Total infected: 12 out of 115 screened

Jalan Murni 12 cluster
District(s): Kulai, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Murni 12, Taman Perindustrian Murni
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 19, targeted screening
Total infected: 339 out of 3,584 screened

Jalan Kota Murni cluster
District(s): Batu Pahat, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Kota Murni, Taman Industri Kota Murni
Cluster category: Workplace (services)
First case: Feb 19, targeted screening
Total infected: 12 out of 27 screened

Jalan Indah Utama cluster
District(s): Kulai, Johor Bahru, and Kota Tinggi, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Indah Utama, Bandar Putra, Kulai
Cluster category: Workplace (lodging)
First case: Feb 15, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 23 out of 38 screened

Jalan Tun Mutahir cluster
District(s): Kota Tinggi, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Tun Mutahir, Kawasan Perindustrian Bandar Tenggara
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: Feb 16, index case with symptoms
Total infected: out of screened

Parit Haji Khamis cluster
District(s): Batu Pahat, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Parit Haji Khamis, Mukim Simpang Kanan
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 9, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 9 out of 54 screened

Kejatau cluster
District(s): Sri Aman, Sarawak
Locality/Source: Jalan Kejatau
Cluster category: Workplace (public administration)
First case: Feb 19, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 7 out of 92 screened

Jalan Green cluster
District(s): Kuching, Sarawak
Locality/Source: Jalan Green
Cluster category: Community
First case: Detainees screening
Total infected: 6 out of 148 screened

Jalan Kuchai cluster
District(s): Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur
Locality/Source: Jalan Kuchai Lama
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: Feb 19, targeted screening
Total infected: 14 out of 365 screened

Singgahmata cluster
District(s): Lahad Datu, Sabah
Locality/Source: Jalan Singgahmata
Cluster category: Workplace (service centre)
First case: Feb 13, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 11 out of 77 screened

Bukit Petiti cluster
District(s): Kuala Terengganu, Marang, and Dungun, Terengganu
Locality/Source: Kampung Bukit Petiti, Manir, Kuala Terengganu
Cluster category: Community
First case: Feb 16, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 15 out of 40 screened

Kubang Jambu cluster
District(s): Kuala Nerus, Kuala Terengganu, and Marang, Terengganu
Locality/Source: Kampung Bukit Kubang Jambu, Kuala Terengganu
Cluster category: High risk (medical centre)
First case: Feb 15, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 7 out of 69 screened

Cases by state

Selangor (978)
Existing clusters: 225
New clusters: 31 (Kompleks Perabut, Jalan Sementa)
Close contacts: 466
Imported: 1
Other screenings: 255

Johor (730)
Existing clusters: 200
New clusters: 358 (Jalan Kota Murni, Jalan Murni 12, Jalan Tun Mutahir, Jalan Indah Utama, and Parit Haji Khamis)
Close contacts: 63
Other screenings: 109

Kuala Lumpur (227)
Existing clusters: 67
New cluster: 14 (Jalan Kuchai)
Close contacts: 62
Imported: 8
Other screenings: 76

Sarawak (199)
Existing clusters: 13
New clusters: 7 (Jalan Green, Kejatau)
Close contacts: 29
Imported: 8
Other screenings: 142

Negeri Sembilan (191)
Existing clusters: 122
Close contacts: 35
Other screenings: 34

Penang (188)
Existing clusters: 110
Close contacts: 56
Other screenings: 22

Perak (155)
Existing clusters: 123
Close contacts: 10
Other screenings: 22

Sabah (101)
Existing clusters: 50
New cluster: 1 (Singgahmata)
Close contacts: 25
Other screenings: 25

Kelantan (38)
Existing cluster: 6
Close contacts: 20
Other screenings: 12

Terengganu (37)
Existing clusters: 20
New clusters: 6 (Bukit Petiti, Kubang Jambu)
Close contacts: 6
Other screenings: 5

Kedah (36)
Existing clusters: 9
Close contacts: 1
Other screenings: 26

Malacca (26)
Existing clusters: 15
Close contacts: 6
Other screenings: 5

Pahang (26)
Existing clusters: 17
Close contacts: 4
Other screenings: 5

Putrajaya (3)
Existing cluster: 1
Close contacts: 2

Labuan (1)
Close contacts: 1

Perlis (0)