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Covid-19 (March 13): 1,470 new cases, 3 deaths
Published:  Mar 13, 2021 9:48 AM
Updated: 10:21 AM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 1,470 new cases of Covid-19, and three deaths.

Most new cases still originated from the Klang Valley (48.2 percent), followed by Sarawak (15.1 percent), Penang (12.1 percent), and Johor (6.8 percent).

Perlis continued to record more than 20 cases for a second straight day due to new infections from the DTI Persiaran Wawasan cluster, which is linked to an immigration detention depot.

While active cases declined, there were 15 additional patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and three more intubated today.

  • Active cases: 16,711
  • Patients in ICUs: 162
  • Intubated: 70

Deaths

With the three new deaths, the national death toll is now 1,206.

Two of the fatalities were from the Klang Valley, while one was from Terengganu.

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

Clusters

Two new clusters were reported today, while 16 came to an end.

Both new clusters were workplace-related, of which one was a daycare centre in Kuala Lumpur.

Details of the new clusters are as follows:

Jalan Mega Cemerlang cluster
District(s): Johor Bahru, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Mega 1/6, Taman Perindustrian Nusa Cemerlang, Nusajaya
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: March 9, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 19 out of 54 screened

Jalan Pria cluster
District(s): Titiwangsa and Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Locality/Source: Jalan Pria 4, Taman Maluri
Cluster category: Workplace (daycare)
First case: March 9, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 10 out of 37 screened

 

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