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Covid-19 (June 1): 7,105 new cases, S'gor above 2k for 10th consecutive day

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Modified 1 Jun 2021, 11:45 am

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 7,105 new Covid-19 cases, amidst a record number of active infections which has breached the 80,000 mark.

A record number of patients needing intensive care was reported as well, along with active clusters.

  • Active cases: 80,474
  • Patients in ICU: 872
  • Intubated: 419

New cases by state

  • Selangor (2,068)
  • Kuala Lumpur (817)
  • Sarawak (703)
  • Kelantan (531)
  • Johor (431)
  • Penang (400)
  • Negeri Sembilan (397)
  • Perak (387)
  • Sabah (318)
  • Malacca (249)
  • Kedah (236)
  • Terengganu (198)
  • Pahang (190)
  • Labuan (162)
  • Putrajaya (18)
  • Perlis (0)

Selangor recorded 2,068 new infections today, making it the 10th consecutive day where fresh cases were above 2,000.

Approximately one in 12 new cases in the state were detected among those reporting symptoms. This was a welcome sign because it is considerably better than one in seven observed on May 27.

Kuala Lumpur saw a significant surge of 817 cases, near the record high of 830 set on May 28.

As of yesterday, the R-naught for the country was 1.09, down from a year-to-date high of 1.21 observed on May 23. As long as the R-naught stays higher than 1.00, it suggests that the spread of Covid-19 was accelerating.

Every state or territory in the country has a R-naught of more than 1.00. 

Deaths

Another 71 deaths related to Covid-19 were reported today, bringing the national death toll to 2,867. 

The deaths were reported in Selangor (28), Johor (8), Sarawak (7), Kuala Lumpur (6), Kelantan (5), Malacca (4), Kedah (3), Negeri Sembilan (2), Terengganu (2), Perak (2), Sabah (1), Pahang (1), Labuan (1) and Penang (1). 

The youngest victim was a 27-year-old woman in Sarawak. Five victims were prounounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

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

Clusters

The Health Ministry is monitoring 668 active Covid-19 clusters. For comparison, there were only 395 on May 1.

There were 27 new clusters classified today. The bulk of clusters were workplace ones followed by eight community clusters.

Jalan Enggang cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Kuala Langat
Total infected: 28 out of 190 screened

Persiaran Bestari cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Petaling
Total infected: 25 out of 69 screened

Batu Empat Kampung Jawa cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang
Total infected: 25 out of 300 screened

Jalan Setia Perdana cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang
Total infected: 37 out of 49 screened

Jalan Haji Lampam cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Miri
Total infected: 22 out of 121 screened

Panchor cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu
Total infected: 22 out of 92 screened

Jalan NIP Dua cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 20 out of 23 screened

Jalan Dataran Larkin Tiga cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 6 out of 31 screened

Jalan Suka Ria cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru and Kluang
Total infected: 10 out of 83 screened

Jalan Semarak cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Titiwangsa
Total infected: 18 out of 80 screened

Hala Kampung Jawa Dua cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Barat Daya, Seberang Perai Selatan, Seberang Perai Tengah and Timur Laut
Total infected: 21 out of 410 screened

Lebuh Kampung Jawa cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Barat Daya, Timur Laut, Seberang Perai Utara and Seberang Perai Selatan
Total infected: 18 out of 1,236 screened

Jalan Greentown Dua cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Perak
District(s): Kinta
Total infected: 17 out of 35 screened

Tengah Hulu Gedong cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Simunjan
Total infected: 21 out of 154 screened

Kampung Bukit Bidang cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Puteh
Total infected: 23 out of 39 screened

Linggiu cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kota Tinggi
Total infected: 21 out of 99 screened

Belah Dua cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Tengah
Total infected: 16 out of 23 screened

Kampung Paloh Chicha Tinggi cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas and Pasir Puteh
Total infected: 16 out of 27 screened

Lubok Kuin cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Bachok
Total infected: 17 out of 57 screened

Indah Paka cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Terengganu
District(s): Dungun, Kemaman and Marang
Total infected: 55 out of 296 screened

Teluk Muroh cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Perak
District(s): Manjung
Total infected: 19 out of 72 screened

Parit Babok cluster
Category: Religious event
State(s): Johor
District(s): Tangkak
Total infected: 37 out of 54 screened

Taman Kerian Tambahan cluster
Category: Religious event
State(s): Perak
District(s): Kerian
Total infected: 49 out of 160 screened

Parit Haji Wahab cluster
Category: Religious event
State(s): Perak
District(s): Kerian
Total infected: 20 out of 105 screened

Kampung Menjual cluster
Category: Non-Education Ministry institution
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Tumpat and Kota Bharu
Total infected: 30 out of 57 screened

Jalan Taman Sri Selising cluster
Category: Education Ministery-regulated institution
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Machang and Pasir Puteh
Total infected: 6 out of 70 screened

Persiaran Raja Chulan cluster
Category: High-risk Group
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Lembah Pantai
Total infected: 18 out of 60 screened