The Health Ministry today reported 6,239 new Covid-19 cases bringing the total number of cumulative infections in the country to 633,891.
Selangor climbed back to above 2,000 cases while Kuala Lumpur also saw an uptick in cases.
The increase led to the Klang Valley contributing to almost half of the total number of new cases over the past 24 hours.
Active Covid-19 cases have continued to drop for the third straight day after two months of continuous increases.
However, the number of patients requiring intensive care reached a new record today.
- Active cases: 81,575
- Patients in ICUs: 905
- Intubated: 453
New cases by state
- Selangor (2,291)
- Kuala Lumpur (704)
- Negeri Sembilan (507)
- Johor (468)
- Sarawak (419)
- Kelantan (340)
- Sabah (232)
- Pahang (232)
- Labuan (200)
- Penang (194)
- Perak (175)
- Terengganu (171)
- Malacca (150)
- Kedah (135)
- Putrajaya (17)
- Perlis (4)
In Selangor (2,291), one in 10 new Covid-19 cases was detected among those who reported symptoms but were not close contacts or linked to existing clusters.
This is considerably better than on May 26 when it was one in six.
As of last night, the R-naught (0.95) figure remains on a downtrend trend which it has been since May 29. An R-naught of less than 1.00 signifies that the spread of Covid-19 is decelerating.
At a more micro-level, the only states or territories where the R-naught is more than 1.00 are Sarawak, Perak, Negeri Sembilan, Labuan, Kuala Lumpur, Malacca and Sabah.
The Health Ministry reported another 75 deaths today attributed to Covid-19 bringing the national death toll to 3,611.
Selangor (23) reported the most deaths followed by Johor (18), Kelantan (7), Kuala Lumpur (5), Kedah (5), Negeri Sembilan (3), Sabah (3), Sarawak (3), Malacca (3), Perak (2), Labuan (1), Terengganu (1) and Penang (1).
There were four victims under the age of 40 and 11 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 is currently monitoring 734 active Covid-19 clusters. For comparison, on May 9, there were 436 active clusters being monitored.
Another 15 new clusters were classified today, of which 13 involved workplaces.
Sungai Rasau 27 cluster
District(s): Klang, Petaling and Kuala Langat
Total infected: 35 out of 149 screened
Perusahaan Dua Batu Caves cluster
Total infected: 12 out of 78 screened
Industri Balakong Tujuh cluster
District(s): Hulu Langat, Petaling and Gombak
Total infected: 36 out of 183 screened
Camar Lapan cluster
District(s): Kuala Langat
Total infected: 8 out of 21 screened
Alam Jaya Dua cluster
District(s): Kuala Selangor and Gombak
Total infected: 62 out of 85 screened
Jalan Wisma cluster
District(s): Kota Kinabalu
Total infected: 7 out of 25 screened
Lot Sembilan cluster
District(s): Kuala Penyu and Beaufort
Total infected: 24 out of 88 screened
Kampung Huda cluster
District(s): Kota Bharu, Bachok, Pasir Puteh and Tumpat
Total infected: 24 out of 76 screened
Industri Teluk Kalong cluster
Total infected: 103 out of 1,500 screened
Lorong Perusahaan 8A cluster
District(s): Sebarang Perai Utara, Seberang Perai Tengah and Seberang Perai Selatan
Total infected: 34 out of 134 screened
Industri Medan Tasek cluster
Total infected: 19 out of 231 screened
Jalan Keluli Sembilan cluster
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 14 out of 44 screened
Dah Mengkudu cluster
District(s): Kota Setar, Kubang Pasu, Penandg and Yan
Total infected: 39 out of 157 screened
Gong Mengkeleh cluster
District(s): Pasir Puteh
Total infected: 20 out of 40 screened
Putra Sembilan cluster
Category: Private educational institution registered with Education Ministry
State(s): Putrajaya and Selangor
District(s): Putrajaya and Sepang
Total infected: 10 out of 49 screened
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