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Covid-19 (May 25) - 7,289 new cases, 3k in Klang Valley, 60 deaths
Published:  May 25, 2021 7:23 AM
Updated: 12:15 PM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 7,289 new Covid-19 cases.

There are no signs of things getting better as the number of active cases, patients needing intensive care or those needing ventilators all touched record numbers today.

  • Active cases: 63,458
  • Patients in ICUs: 726
  • Intubated: 373

Breakdown by states

  • Selangor (2,642)
  • Johor (664)
  • Kuala Lumpur (604)
  • Sarawak (513)
  • Kelantan (425)
  • Negeri Sembilan (410)
  • Penang (380)
  • Kedah (336)
  • Terengganu (268)
  • Sabah (266)
  • Malacca (258)
  • Perak (218)
  • Pahang (211)
  • Labuan (63)
  • Putrajaya (23)
  • Perlis (8)

The regions of Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya combined accounted for 3,269 new cases. 

In Selangor, one in seven individuals who tested postive for Covid-19 reported symptoms. Another 17 were detected after subjecting themselves to voluntary testing.

As of last night, the R-naught for the country stood at 1.20. A R-naught of more than 1.00 suggests that the spread of Covid-19 is accelerating.

Currently, every state and territory in the country has a R-naught of more than 1.00.

In the case of Labuan, the R-naught figure is 2.51.


The Health Ministry reported another 60 deaths caused by Covid-19 today. The cumulative national death toll is 2,369.

These deaths were reported in Selangor (15), Johor (10), Sarawak (6), Kedah (6), Kuala Lumpur (5), Sabah (3), Penang (3), Perak (3), Kelantan (3), Negeri Sembilan (2), Malacca (2), Pahang (1) and Terengganu (1).

Hospitals in the Klang Valley have reported 892 deaths since the pandemic began.

Among the victims today was a three-year-old girl with a prior illness in Sabah. There were four victims who were pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

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


The Health Ministry said it was monitoring 577 active Covid-19 clusters.

Another 15 new clusters were classified today, mostly workplace clusters. 

Tapak Bina Persiaran Setia Dagang cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Petaling
Total infected: 7 out of 198 screened

Jalan Enam Selatan 1A cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Sepang, Petaling and Kuala Langat
Total infected: 18 out of 65 screened

Jalan Cemerlang Elektrik cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 18 out of 51 screened

Tasek Raja cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas, Kota Bharu and Tanah Merah
Total infected: 34 out of 592 screened

Jalan Segambut Lentang cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Kepong and Titiwangsa
Total infected: 24 out of 163 screened

Perusahaan Maju Enam cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Tengah
Total infected: 9 out of 100 screened

Dah Charok Bemban cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kedah
District(s): Baling and Sik
Total infected: 34 out of 210 screened

Kalabakan Selatan cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kalabakan
Total infected: 22 out of 77 screened

Industri Kledang Satu cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Perak
District(s): Kinta
Total infected: 21 out of 81 screened

Sungai Isap Perdana cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Pahang and Selangor
District(s): Kuantan and Hulu Langat
Total infected: 60 out of 556 screened

Jalan Tahir Manan cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Kuala Selangor
Total infected: 24 out of 28 screened

Jalan Dato Permaisuri cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Miri
Total infected: 31 out of 176 screened

Jalan Selendang cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kulai
Total infected: 12 out of 68 screened

Jalan Sekuntum cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 17 out of 51 screened

Desa Pinggiran Putra cluster
Category: Religious event
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Sepang
Total infected: 18 out of 59 screened

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