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Covid-19 (June 6): 6,241 new cases, third day in decline

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Modified 6 Jun 2021, 7:07 pm

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry reported 6,241 new cases of Covid-19 today.

This is the third day in a row that the number of new cases has been on the decline.

However, new daily cases are still outpacing the number of daily recoveries. A total of 5,133 Covid-19 patients were reported to have recovered today.

The new locally transmitted infections comprised 86.78 percent Malaysians and 13.22 percent non-citizens.

The Klang Valley accounted for 42.12 percent (2,623 cases) of the new local infections while East Malaysia made up 17.94 percent (1,117 cases).

There were 14 imported cases comprising five Malaysians and nine non-citizens.

  • Active cases: 86,628
  • Patients in ICUs: 890
  • Intubated: 444

Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a statement, warned that there was an increasing number of sporadic cases.

Sporadic Covid-19 cases refer to cases which origin is unknown or is not linked to any clusters.

He said based on the ministry’s statistics, 84.3 percent of new Covid-19 cases in the latest epidemiology week comprised sporadic cases.

This was in contrast to nine weeks ago where sporadic cases only comprised 52 percent.

He added that in the latest epidemiology week, 559 out of 641 deaths were also from sporadic cases.

Only 82 of the deaths were linked to known clusters.

Deaths

There were 87 fatalities today, bringing the death toll to 3,378.

The new deaths were recorded in Selangor (34), Johor (12), Negeri Sembilan (9), Kedah (6), Kuala Lumpur (5), Penang (4), Sarawak (4), Kelantan (3), Pahang (3), Terengganu (3), Malacca (2) and Labuan (2).

The youngest victim was a 25-year-old man who died at Sungai Buloh Hospital. The remaining deaths were aged between 33 and 89.

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

A total of 649 people died in this week alone.

New cases by state

Selangor (2,178)
Sarawak (600)
Johor (565)
Negeri Sembilan (556)
Kuala Lumpur (415)
Sabah (305)
Penang (271)
Kelantan (270)
Malacca (225)
Labuan (212)
Perak (174)
Terengganu (158)
Pahang (155)
Kedah (125)
Putrajaya (30)
Perlis (2)

Clusters

A total of 713 out of 2,338 clusters are still active. This includes the 30 new clusters reported today.

This was the highest number of new clusters recorded in a single day.

Details of the new clusters are as follows:

Jalan Silat Harimau 21
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 12 out of 43 screened

Jalan Bertam 23
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 6 out of 61 screened

Jalan Teknologi Perintis Dua
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 15 out of 353 screened

Jalan Kebun Sayur
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Muar
Total infected: 55 out of 145 screened

Jalan Parit Haji Zain
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Muar
Total infected: 33 out of 71 screened

Ladang Tereh
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kluang
Total infected: 25 out of 171 screened

Taman Aman
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kluang and Batu Pahat
Total infected: 17 out of 118 screened

Jalan Utama
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Sandakan
Total infected: 15 out of 79 screened

Sawit Kinabatangan
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kinabatangan
Total infected: 29 out of 111 screened

Jalan Ketiau Tombovo

Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Putatan
Total infected: 9 out of 145 screened

Persiaran Sabak 26
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Petaling and Klang
Total infected: 30 out of 75 screened

Jalan Waja Enam Belas
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Kuala Langat
Total infected: 22 out of 160 screened

Sri Cemerlang
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu and Pasir Mas
Total infected: 17 out of 41 screened

Industri Chain Ferry
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Utara and Seberang Perai Tengah
Total infected: 25 out of 318 screened

Hilir Sungai Kluang Tiga
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Barat Daya, Timur Laut and Seberang Perai Utara
Total infected: 71 out of 683 screened

Industri Bukit Nian
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Alor Gajah
Total infected: 41 out of 79 screened

Dah Saga
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kedah
District(s): Kota Setar, Penandg and Sik
Total infected: 42 out of 133 screened

Jalan Alamanda Dua
Category: Workplace
State(s): Putrajaya and Selangor
District(s): Putrajaya, Hulu Langat, Petaling and Sepang
Total infected: 8 out of 108 screened

Gusi
Category: Community
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Papar
Total infected: 25 out of 49 screened

Tamalang
Category: Community
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kota Belud
Total infected: 27 out of 121 screened

Murni C
Category: Community
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Nabawan and Penampang
Total infected: 22 out of 127 screened

Bukit Jong
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Machang and Kota Bharu
Total infected: 13 out of 78 screened

Kampung Bakong
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 8 out of 13 screened

Kampung Jejawi
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 7 out of 17 screened

Jaya Gading
Category: Community
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Kuantan
Total infected: 53 out of 466 screened

Jalan Kasturi Satu
Category: Non-Education Ministry institution
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Hulu Langat
Total infected: 15 out of 85 screened

Behrang Stesen
Category: Higher Education institution
State(s): Perak
District(s): Muallim
Total infected: 37 out of 173 screened

Bukit Gasing
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Petaling
Total infected: 26 out of 42 screened

Kilometer 35 Kemendor
Category: Religious event
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Jasin and Melaka Tengah
Total infected: 33 out of 91 screened

Pagar Jalan Sultanah
Category: Detention Centre
State(s): Johor
District(s): Mersing
Total infected: 21 out of 247 screened