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Covid-19 (Sept 15): 19,495 new cases, S'wak still in spotlight
Published:  Sep 15, 2021 8:01 AM
Updated: 11:34 AM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 19,495 new Covid-19 cases.

Sarawak (4,709) again reports the highest number of cases and its hospital bed use by Covid-19 patients have maintained steady over the past week. The usage rate was 68.9 percent as of yesterday.

However, Covid-19 deaths in Sarawak ranks among the lowest in the country when its population is taking into account (3 per 100,000 people over the past 2 weeks).

The latest Covid-19 death and active cases figures will be reported by the Health Ministry tonight. For yesterday's figures, read this article. 

As of yesterday, Covid-19 hospital bed usage nationwide is on the downtrend over the past month.

However, utilisation of above 80 percent yesterday occured in Perak, Terengganu, Kedah, Penang, Johor and Perlis. 

The R-naught for the country has dropped to 0.92. A R-naught of less than 1.00 suggests that the spread of Covid-19 was slowing down. 

Sarawak (4,709)
Selangor (2,710)
Sabah (2,015)
Johor (1,860)
Penang (1,757)
Kelantan (1,434)
Kedah (1,178)
Perak (1,174)
Terengganu (993)
Pahang (766)
Kuala Lumpur (363)
Negeri Sembilan (222)
Malacca (190)
Perlis (108)
Putrajaya (16)
Labuan (0)

Clusters

The Health Ministry is currently monitoring 1,424 active Covid-19 clusters.

Another 25 new clusters were classified today, of which 14 involved workplaces

Tapak Bina Jalan Abdul Manan cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang
Total infected: 44 out of 215 screened

Industri Jalan Kebun 2 cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang, Kuala Langat and Petaling
Total infected: 32 out of 309 screened

Tapak Bina Putra Prima cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Sepang and Klang
Total infected: 21 out of 180 screened

Industri Jalan 1D cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Petaling
Total infected: 16 out of 27 screened

Sungai Bendera cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Kinabatangan
Total infected: 72 out of 416 screened

Lorong Aik Hwa 23 cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Muar
Total infected: 32 out of 57 screened

Tegas cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kota Tinggi and Johor Bahru
Total infected: 17 out of 37 screened

Industri Jalan Seelong Senai cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kulai
Total infected: 13 out of 302 screened

Jalan Besi Dua cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kota Tinggi
Total infected: 9 out of 261 screened

Ladang Valdor 12 cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Selatan
Total infected: 35 out of 205 screened

Tapak Bina Jalan Lembah Indah cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Tengah
Total infected: 24 out of 99 screened

Jalan Besar Chemor cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Perak
District(s): Kinta
Total infected: 9 out of 16 screened

Jalan Leong Sin Nam cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Perak
District(s): Kinta
Total infected: 9 out of 35 screened

Tapak Bina Taman Desa Bertam cluster
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Melaka Tengah
Total infected: 21 out of 186 screened

Sebobok cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Bau
Total infected: 76 out of 84 screened

Sungai Ipoh cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Pakan
Total infected: 37 out of 41 screened

Sungai Buloh cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Pakan
Total infected: 21 out of 23 screened

Kampung Serungga Hulu cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 18 out of 37 screened

Taman Desa Rahmat cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu and Bachok
Total infected: 13 out of 21 screened

Kampung Banggol Stol cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 7 out of 7 screened

Kampung Berhamah cluster
Category: Community
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Lipis
Total infected: 25 out of 69 screened

Jalan Murni Jaya Dua cluster
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 32 out of 35 screened

Jalan Bukit Mertajam cluster
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang
Total infected: 28 out of 29 screened

Dah Batu Lima cluster
Category: Education
State(s): Kedah
District(s): Sik
Total infected: 15 out of 61 screened

Kampung Gual Dalam cluster
Category: Religious event
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 12 out of 14 screened

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