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Covid-19 (Sept 24): 14,554 new cases, lowest R-naught this month
Published:  Sep 24, 2021 6:34 AM
Updated: 11:22 AM

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 14,554 new Covid-19 cases.

As of yesterday, the R-naught for Malaysia has dropped to 0.90 - the lowest this month so far. An R-naught of less than 1.00 suggests that the spread of Covid-19 was decelerating.

The only regions where the R-naught was above 1.00 are Pahang and Perlis.

Active cases and deaths will only be reported after midnight. For yesterday's figures, click here.

  • Patients in ICU: 1,049 cases (including suspected cases)
  • Intubated: 599 cases (including suspected cases)

Sarawak (2,825)
Selangor (2,244)
Johor (1,807)
Sabah (1,273)
Penang (1,231)
Perak (1,144)
Kelantan (910)
Kedah (908)
Terengganu (690)
Pahang (598)
Kuala Lumpur (271)
Negeri Sembilan (157)
Perlis (65)
Putrajaya (30)
Labuan (0)

Clusters

The Health Ministry is monitoring 1,250 active clusters, including 20 new ones reported today.

Overall, active clusters account for 1,070 (7.35 percent) of today's cases.

Ten of today's new clusters are workplace clusters, and another nine are community clusters. One cluster involved high-risk groups.

Details of the new clusters are as follow:

Industri Jalan Teknologi Sembilan Tangkak
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Tangkak
Total infected: 10 out of 63 screened

Tapak Bina Jalan Exora Plentong
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 70 out of 122 screened

Jalan Jemaluang
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kota Tinggi
Total infected: 20 out of 85 screened

Jalan Segamat 43 Tangkak
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Tangkak
Total infected: 9 out of 18 screened

Industri Jalan Waja Enam Belas 2
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Kuala Langat and Klang
Total infected: 52 out of 800 screened

Industri Dua Jalan Kasawari
Category: Workplace
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Kuala Langat
Total infected: 48 out of 143 screened

Tapak Bina Jalan Gapam
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Jasin
Total infected: 83 out of 125 screened

Jalan DSH Mohd Zin
Category: Workplace
State(s): Malacca
District(s): Melaka Tengah
Total infected: 32 out of 242 screened

Haidah
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Bintulu
Total infected: 92 out of 173 screened

Sawit Bukit Sagu
Category: Workplace
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Kuantan
Total infected: 55 out of 486 screened

Taman Perindustrian Sinaran 2
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kluang
Total infected: 59 out of 61 screened

Jalan Gunung Ledang Tangkak
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Tangkak
Total infected: 8 out of 17 screened

Lorong Depan Masjid Kok Lanas
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu
Total infected: 11 out of 15 screened

Jalan Hospital Padang Bongor
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu
Total infected: 10 out of 17 screened

Sungai Sampo
Category: Community
State(s): Negeri Sembilan
District(s): Jempol
Total infected: 28 out of 105 screened

Kampung Paya Besar Kertau 2
Category: Community
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Maran
Total infected: 23 out of 44 screened

Kampung Sungai Mai
Category: Community
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Jerantut
Total infected: 6 out of 40 screened

Sungai Merusa
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Subis and Miri
Total infected: 44 out of 57 screened

Kanawa Baram
Category: Community
State(s): Sarawak
District(s): Marudi
Total infected: 29 out of 53 screened

Persiaran Kempas Baru 2
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 24 out of 89 screened

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