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Covid-19 (June 8): 5,566 new cases, Klang Valley reports 2,017
Published:  Jun 8, 2021 8:10 AM
Updated: 12:52 PM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 5,566 new Covid-19 cases where 2,017 were detected in the Klang Valley alone.

However, new daily cases being reported in the Klang Valley has been considerably lower during the past three days, compared to the average seen in the prior two weeks.

Based on the number of samples taken over the past 24 hours (ending noon), the positivity rate was about 7.2 percent. 

The number of samples taken today was 77,030 - down 23.6 percent from exactly a week ago.

Active Covid-19 cases have been trending downwards for a second day after three weeks of continuous increase.

However, the number of Covid-19 patients needing intensive care has reached a new record, as has the number of patients requiring ventilators.

  • Active cases: 82,797
  • Patients in ICUs: 903
  • Intubated: 458

States

  • Selangor (1,524)
  • Sarawak (707)
  • Negeri Sembilan (505)
  • Kuala Lumpur (466)
  • Johor (456)
  • Sabah (350)
  • Malacca (314)
  • Perak (225)
  • Kelantan (204)
  • Labuan (191)
  • Penang (185)
  • Pahang (157)
  • Kedah (148)
  • Terengganu (106)
  • Putrajaya (27)
  • Perlis (1)

In Selangor (1,524), one in eight new Covid-19 cases were found only after a person reported symptoms. 

As of yesterday, the R-naught for the country was 0.97. An R-naught of below 1.00 - signifying that the spread of Covid-19 was finally decelerating - has been observed for two straight days.

At a more micro level, the states or territories where the R-naught was less than 1.00 are Putrajaya, Kedah, Pahang, Terengganu, Perlis, Penang and Kelantan.

A week ago, every part of Malaysia had a R-naught of more than 1.00.

Death

Another 76 deaths attributed to Covid-19 were recorded. The cumulative death toll has reached 3,536.

Selangor reported the most deaths followed by Johor (13), Negeri Sembilan (9), Kuala Lumpur (8), Labuan (7), Kelantan (4), Malacca (4), Kedah (4), Terengganu (3), Pahang (2), Perak (2), Sarawak (1) and Sabah (1).

The victims were age between 25 and 101. There were four victims who were below 40 and five who were pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Details of the victims are documented in Malaysiakini's Covid-19 tracker site.

Clusters

The Health Ministry is monitoring 730 active Covid-19 clusters. Comparatively, on May 8 there were 429.

Of the 24 new clusters today, 15 involved workplaces and five were community transmissions. Details as follows:

Jalan Satu Olak Dua cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Kuala Langat
Total infected: 6 out of 68 screened

Jalan Equine cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Petaling
Total infected: 29 out of 99 screened

Jalan Enam C cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Hulu Langat, Klang, Petaling and Sepang
Total infected: 21 out of 48 screened

Bukit Rahman Lapan cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Gombak
Total infected: 19 out of 127 screened

Coral cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kota Kinabalu
Total infected: 9 out of 283 screened

Ocean Blue cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kota Kinabalu
Total infected: 99 out of 185 screened

Segara cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kota Kinabalu
Total infected: 11 out of 141 screened

Industri Tanjung Agas cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Tangkak
Total infected: 8 out of 42 screened

Jalan Kesang cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Tangkak
Total infected: 19 out of 261 screened

Dah Mahang Merah cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kedah
District(s): Kulim and Kuala Muda
Total infected: 19 out of 44 screened

Tapak Bina Muda 2 cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Titiwangsa
Total infected: 33 out of 60 screened

Jalan Alamanda Presint Satu cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Putrajaya
District(s): Putrajaya
Total infected: 11 out of 44 screened

Jalan Seruling cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Selatan
Total infected: 23 out of 547 screened

Jalan Kota Jelasin cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu and Tumpat
Total infected: 10 out of 24 screened

Jalan Sri Jaafar cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Bentong
Total infected: 32 out of 155 screened

Kampung Bundu cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kuala Penyu
Total infected: 39 out of 303 screened

Tanjung Aru Baru cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kota Kinabalu
Total infected: 30 out of 213 screened

Ulu Teru cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Miri and Beluru
Total infected: 46 out of 468 screened

Ulu Sebakong cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Mukah
Total infected: 61 out of 147 screened

Rantau Kenanga cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Perak
District(s): Hilir Perak
Total infected: 39 out of 69 screened

Jalan Melang cluster
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Negeri Sembilan
District(s): Kuala Pilah
Total infected: 29 out of 232 screened

Teluk Kabung cluster
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 47 out of 132 screened

Jalan Cempedak 2 cluster
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Kepong
Total infected: 17 out of 56 screened

Jalan Logah Segamat cluster
Category: Religious event
State(s): Johor
District(s): Segamat
Total infected: 14 out of 30 screened


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