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Covid-19 (Aug 5): Death toll crosses 10k mark, new record of 20,596 cases
Published:  Aug 5, 2021 7:10 AM
Updated: 11:59 AM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry has reported 20,596 new cases as of noon today, setting yet another record high.

There were also 164 deaths today, pushing the death toll past the 10,000 mark.

  • Active cases: 217,061
  • Patients in ICU: 1,078
  • Intubated: 549

Penang has reported four-digit cases for the first time, while Selangor has also hit a new record. There are six states and territories that report more than 1,000 cases today.

Deaths

There were 164 fatalities today, bringing the death toll to 10,019. This includes 37 cases that have no history of chronic illness.

Deaths have been reported in Selangor (45), Johor (27), Kuala Lumpur (24), Kedah (18), Perak (10), Sabah (9), Penang (9), Malacca (9), Negeri Sembilan (7), Sarawak (2), Pahang (2), Kelantan (1), and Terengganu (1).

Twenty-two of the deceased had died before reaching a hospital.

Cases by state

Selangor (8,549)
Kuala Lumpur (2,163)
Kedah (1,446)
Johor (1,300)
Sabah (1,062)
Penang (1,022)
Negeri Sembilan (989)
Perak (916)
Kelantan (772)
Sarawak (759)
Malacca (622)
Terengganu (501)
Pahang (426)
Putrajaya (50)
Labuan (15)
Perlis (4)

Clusters

A total of 1,177 out of 3,829 clusters are still active. This includes the 33 new clusters reported today.

Of these, 18 are workplace clusters, 12 are community clusters, 2 involve detention centres, and 1 involved high-risk groups.

Details of the new clusters are as follow:

Tapak Bina Warisan Tropika
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Sepang
Total infected: 143 out of 280 screened

Industri Teratai Lapan
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang
Total infected: 51 out of 155 screened

Jalan Batu Caves
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Gombak and Hulu Selangor
Total infected: 48 out of 150 screened

Industri Jalan Aman
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Kuala Selangor
Total infected: 41 out of 117 screened

Industri Persiaran Kuala Langat
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Petaling
Total infected: 170 out of 306 screened

Jalan Dagang Mas
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Sepang
Total infected: 10 out of 21 screened

Tapak Bina Jalan Perigi Lapan
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang and Petaling
Total infected: 38 out of 42 screened

Industri Simpang Baba
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Muar
Total infected: 43 out of 64 screened

Industri Jalan Nanas Tiga
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Pontian
Total infected: 34 out of 209 screened

Perindustrian Sri Plentong 2
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 20 out of 105 screened

Industri Mega Satu
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 10 out of 212 screened

Industri Lot 26
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Melaka Tengah, Alor Gajah and Jasin
Total infected: 36 out of 87 screened

Industri Plot Lapan
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Melaka Tengah
Total infected: 31 out of 607 screened

Jalan Debunga Satu
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Jasin
Total infected: 24 out of 50 screened

Solok Perusahaan Tiga
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): SeberangPeraiUtara and SeberangPerai Tengah
Total infected: 122 out of 164 screened

Tapak Bina Presint Tujuh 2
Category: Workplace
State(s): Putrajaya
District(s): Putrajaya
Total infected: 16 out of 22 screened

Jalan Bukit Lata
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 15 out of 20 screened

Kuala Balah Jeli
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Jeli
Total infected: 27 out of 55 screened

Kampung Tok Jawa Tawang
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Bachok, Kota Bharu andMachang
Total infected: 23 out of 39 screened

Batu Balai Kuala Krai
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kuala Krai
Total infected: 22 out of 27 screened

Jalan Masjid Kok Lanas
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu
Total infected: 16 out of 25 screened

Chiku Gua Musang
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Gua Musang
Total infected: 13 out of 19 screened

Kampung Takang
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Bachok
Total infected: 10 out of 36 screened

Padang Chenok Salor
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu
Total infected: 8 out of 13 screened

Kampung Bintawa Ulu
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Kuching
Total infected: 72 out of 125 screened

Kampung Sebat Melayu
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Lundu
Total infected: 39 out of 141 screened

Kampung Semban
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Kuching
Total infected: 24 out of 27 screened

Nanga Serenggas
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Tatau
Total infected: 19 out of 63 screened

Dah Kampung Chichak
Category: Community
State(s): Kedah
District(s): Sik
Total infected: 17 out of 30 screened

Guntur
Category: Community
State(s): Negeri Sembilan
District(s): Kuala Pilah
Total infected: 12 out of 33 screened

Dah Pagar Kuah
Category: Detention Centre
State(s): Kedah
District(s): Langkawi
Total infected: 36 out of 112 screened

Bukit Palah 2
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Alor Gajah, Jasin and Melaka Tengah
Total infected: 27 out of 94 screened

Tembok Bendera 2
Category: Detention Centre
State(s): Perak
District(s): Kinta
Total infected: 17 out of 38 screened


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