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Covid-19 (March 14): 1,354 new cases, KL reports lowest figure since Dec 3

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Modified 14 Mar 2021, 2:51 pm

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry reported 1,354 new cases of Covid-19 today and four deaths.

Kuala Lumpur reported 55 cases today, the lowest since Dec 3 (49).

Selangor, meanwhile, reported 577 new cases.

Perlis also reported no news cases after a two-day spike caused by infections linked to an immigration detention centre cluster.

  • Active cases: 16,279
  • Patients in ICUs: 158
  • Intubated: 71

Deaths

The latest fatalities bring the national death toll to 1,210.

Three of the deaths were from the Klang Valley, while one was from Sarawak.

One of the casualties was a 27-year-old who suffered from leukaemia and transverse myelitis.

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

Clusters

There were three new clusters today.

No clusters reported triple-digit cases, with the highest being the Tembok Tapah cluster with 57 cases.

Details on the new clusters:

Jalan Tun Mutalib Tiga cluster
District(s): Kota Tinggi, Johor
Locality/Source: Jalan Tun Mutalib 3, Kawasan Perindustrian, Bandar Tenggara
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: March 5, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 10 out of 469 screened

Jalan Sutera cluster
District(s): Hulu Langat, Selangor
Locality/Source: Jalan Sutera 1/5A, Bukit Angkat, Kajang
Cluster category: Workplace (factory)
First case: March 10, targeted screening
Total infected: 8 out of 26 screened

Begalak cluster
District(s): Sibu and Song, Sarawak
Locality/Source: Sungai Begalak, Batang Rajang, Song
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 10, index case with symptoms
Total infected: 49 out of 335 screened