Malaysia News: Selangor and KL has 2 new clusters with 25 positive cases

Malaysia News: 2 New Clusters detected in KL and Selangor

(Malaysia News) Kuala Lumpur – More infection clusters linked to workplaces are detected. The Health Ministry classifies the two new ones in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said one in every of the new clusters, named the Solar Ria cluster, was first detected in Sepang, before spreading to Kuala Selangor, Gombak, Petaling and Hulu Langat districts.

“So far, 2,339 individuals under this cluster have undergone screening and 25 are positive for COVID-19. Nine are Malaysians while 16 are foreigners, ” said Dr Noor Hisham at a news conference on Monday (Dec 14).

There is a new cluster that links to a workplace in Kepong, Malaysian capital. Its name is Senu Setia.

“Screening took place for a total of 26 individuals linked to the current cluster. So far, 13 cases are positive and every one of them is non-Malaysians, ” said Dr Noor Hisham.

In total, there are currently 418 active clusters nationwide.

Dr Noor Hisham also announced the closure of two clusters, which haven’t reported one Covid-19 infection for 28 days straight.

This includes the Benteng LD cluster in Sabah – which has attributes to the beginning of this Covid-19 wave within the state.

The cluster, linked to prison inmates, had Covid-19 infection spread across the districts of Lahad Datu, Tawau, Sandakan, Kinabatangan and Tuaran.

It has recorded a complete of 1,146 cases furthermore mutually death.

Another cluster declared closed is that the Greenhill cluster in Sarawak, which had recorded 91 cases in total and no deaths.

In total, 227 clusters within the country have successfully ended.


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