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Covid-19 (July 19): 10,972 new cases, another record high in Kedah
Published:  Jul 19, 2021 8:10 AM
Updated: 12:01 PM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 10,972 new Covid-19 cases, the seventh consecutive day where fresh infections are above 10,000.

Kuala Lumpur maintained under 1,000 new cases for the second day after reporting four-digit daily cases for almost a week but Negeri Sembilan climbed back above 1,000.

Kedah reported another record high of 705 cases, beating out the previous record of 701 on July 17.

Sabah and Johor are also seeing a sustained surge. Sabah reported more than 600 cases for the third consecutive day, which is a level not seen since November 2020.

Meanwhile, Johor reported more than 800 cases for the second consecutive day, a level last seen in February.

Selangor continued to be the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic with over 4,000 new cases.

There were 48 imported cases comprising 28 Malaysians and 20 non-citizens.

A total of 6,439 Covid-19 patients recovered today but they were still outpaced by new infections, contributing to a rise in active cases.

  • Active cases: 128,997
  • Patients in ICUs: 915
  • Intubated: 435

Deaths

There were 129 fatalities today, bringing the death toll to 7,148.

More than half of the new deaths were in the Klang Valley with Selangor contributing 61 fatalities and Kuala Lumpur recording 11 deaths.

Kedah saw 14 deaths followed by Negeri Sembilan (10), Malacca (10), Johor (9), Sarawak (3), Terengganu (3), Sabah (2), Penang (2), Perak (2), Kelantan (1) and Labuan (1).

New cases by state

Selangor (4,404)
Negeri Sembilan (1,340)
Johor (876)
Kedah (705)
Sabah (651)
Kuala Lumpur (609)
Pahang (475)
Malacca (474)
Penang (426)
Perak (324)
Sarawak (301)
Kelantan (170)
Terengganu (144)
Putrajaya (48)
Labuan (24)
Perlis (1)

Clusters

A total of 920 out of 3,281 clusters are still active. This includes the 31 new clusters reported today.

A total of 18 out of the 31 new clusters involve workplaces while eight were community transmissions. Notably, there was also one imported cluster.

Details of the new clusters are as follow:

Industri Jalan Firma Kluang
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kluang
Total infected: 67 out of 305 screened

Industri Jalan Seelong
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kulai
Total infected: 191 out of 1,630 screened

Jalan Rami Dua
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Muar
Total infected: 51 out of 170 screened

Kampung Parit Tiram
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Muar
Total infected: 34 out of 39 screened

Industri Valdor
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Selatan
Total infected: 13 out of 41 screened

Lebuh Tenggiri
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Utara and Seberang Perai Tengah
Total infected: 6 out of 62 screened

Jalan Bayan Lepas
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Barat Daya, Timur Laut, Seberang Perai Utara, Seberang Perai Tengah and Seberang Perai Selatan
Total infected: 24 out of 344 screened

Jalan Usahawan Lima
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Utara
Total infected: 10 out of 50 screened

Tapak Bina Jalan Binjai
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Lembah Pantai
Total infected: 16 out of 269 screened

Jalan Jambu
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Kepong
Total infected: 17 out of 35 screened

Tapak Bina Jalan Kamuning
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Lembah Pantai
Total infected: 76 out of 1,687 screened

Industri Elektronik Bemban
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Jasin
Total infected: 37 out of 232 screened

Teknologi Lot Enam 2
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Melaka Tengah
Total infected: 47 out of 135 screened

Dah 3/6 Industri Sungai Petani
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kedah
District(s): Kuala Muda and Sik
Total infected: 80 out of 186 screened

Jalan Kilang Satu Jelapang
Category: Workplace
State(s): Perak
District(s): Kinta
Total infected: 37 out of 80 screened

Pauh
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kinabatangan
Total infected: 23 out of 27 screened

Industri Persiaran Sultan
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang
Total infected: 54 out of 128 screened

Gudang Desa Corina
Category: Workplace
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Cameron Highlands
Total infected: 19 out of 154 screened

Jalan Desa Mutiara Lapan
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 13 out of 117 screened

Parit Beting
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Muar
Total infected: 14 out of 24 screened

Kampung Dewan Besar
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Machang
Total infected: 18 out of 21 screened

Sungai Long
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Jeli and Kuala Krai
Total infected: 13 out of 30 screened

Jalan Pak Ngah Aziz
Category: Community
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Kuantan
Total infected: 25 out of 153 screened

Angsana
Category: Community
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Papar
Total infected: 29 out of 29 screened

Jalan Selalang
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Sarikei
Total infected: 37 out of 89 screened

Bukit Tebuk
Category: Community
State(s): Terengganu
District(s): Dungun
Total infected: 23 out of 288 screened

Jalan Rekang Tangok
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Bachok, Kota Bharu and Pasir Puteh
Total infected: 7 out of 49 screened

Jalan Midah 8A
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Cheras
Total infected: 22 out of 37 screened

DTI Machap Umboo 2
Category: Detention Centre
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Alor Gajah
Total infected: 32 out of 210 screened

Tembok Kemus 2
Category: Detention Centre
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Alor Gajah and Jasin
Total infected: 40 out of 63 screened

Troitsky
Category: Import
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru and Kota Tinggi
Total infected: 5 out of 20 screened 



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