Covid-19 (May 22) - 50 deaths, new cases surpass 6k mark for fourth day

Modified 23 May 2021, 1:50 am

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 6,320 new cases of Covid-19 and 50 deaths.

This is the fourth day in a row that new cases have exceeded the 6,000 mark.

  • Active cases: 53,682
  • Patients in ICUs: 652*
  • Intubated: 370*

(*These figures do not include "probable" or "suspected' Covid-19 cases. See here.)

New cases by states

The Klang Valley reported 2,301 new cases, while Perlis reported a double-digit figure for the first time since March 13.

Selangor (1647)
Sarawak (749)
Kuala Lumpur (654)
Kelantan (613)
Johor (477)
Negeri Sembilan (396)
Penang (359)
Kedah (301)
Perak (276)
Pahang (227)
Sabah (189)
Terengganu (185)
Malacca (175)
Labuan (36)
Putrajaya (18)
Perlis (18)


The 50 fatalities today brought the cumulative death toll to 2,199.

The new deaths were recorded in Selangor (22), Kuala Lumpur (9), Johor (5), Kedah (4), Perak (3), Sarawak (2), Pahang (2), Negeri Sembilan (1), Malacca (1) and Kelantan (1).

Those who died were aged between 32 and 92.

For a detailed breakdown of the reported deaths today, please refer to our Covid-19 tracker site.


A total of 535 out of the 2,001 clusters are still active. This includes the 17 new clusters reported today.

Details of the new clusters are as follow:

Jalan Cemerlang Empat
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Kuala Langat
Total infected: 16 out of 100 screened

Jalan Laman Setia Tujuh
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 11 out of 150 screened

Jalan Pantai Port Dickson
Category: Workplace
State(s): Negeri Sembilan
District(s): Port Dickson
Total infected: 30 out of 104 screened

Industri Nibong Tebal
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Selatan and Barat Daya
Total infected: 32 out of 91 screened

Sungai Batu
Category: Workplace
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Raub
Total infected: 27 out of 76 screened

Jalan Bypass Kuantan
Category: Workplace
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Kuantan
Total infected: 16 out of 268 screened

Industri Batu Berendam
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Melaka Tengah and Alor Gajah
Total infected: 13 out of 131 screened

Taman Kesang Indah
Category: Community
State(s): Malacca and Johor
District(s): Jasin, Melaka Tengah and Muar
Total infected: 26 out of 55 screened

Kepulauan Tumpat
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Tumpat and Pasir Mas
Total infected: 28 out of 597 screened

Kampung Bakong Kecil
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 15 out of 21 screened

Redong Satu
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Segamat
Total infected: 20 out of 40 screened

Category: Community
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Tawau
Total infected: 38 out of 171 screened

Category: Community
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Semporna
Total infected: 12 out of 96 screened

Category: Community
State(s): Sabah and Labuan
District(s): Kuala Penyu and Labuan
Total infected: 17 out of 251 screened

Lembah Keramat
Category: Religious event
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Titiwangsa
Total infected: 10 out of 25 screened

Kampung Gau
Category: Religious event
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Temerloh
Total infected: 16 out of 432 screened

Taman Sungai Jelok
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Hulu Langat
Total infected: 18 out of 25 screened

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