COVID-19 | The Health Ministry today reported 1,335 new Covid-19 cases with the majority of new infections centred in Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and Sabah.
Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a statement the Klang Valley states and territories made up more than one-third of the new transmissions.
They made up 515 of the total new infections or 38.6 percent. Selangor contributed 337 cases while Kuala Lumpur had 178.
Of that in Kuala Lumpur, 121 or two-thirds were detected through “other screenings”, which is an umbrella term for screenings on people with symptoms, pre-surgery screening, workplace screenings and pre-depature screenings among others.
Negeri Sembilan also surpassed Sabah in terms of new infections, recording 258 cases compared to Sabah’s 250 today.
The spike in Negeri Sembilan was contributed by a new cluster which now has 171 cases, 155 of which were recorded today.
A total of six states and territories recorded more than 100 new cases.