Covid-19 (March 27) 1,199 New Cases, Selangor Has Lowest Cases since Dec 9

COVID-19 | The Health Ministry reported 1,199 new cases of Covid-19 today, and two deaths.

The Klang Valley accounted for 30.69 percent (368 cases) of new infections while East Malaysia made up 27.77 percent (333 cases) of the fresh infections.

New recoveries of 1,257 outpaced fresh cases, helping to reduce the number of active cases.

  • Active cases: 14,209
  • Patients in ICUs: 167
  • Intubated: 72

New cases by states

Selangor reported the lowest number of cases (283) in the state since Dec 9 (277).

Kelantan, meanwhile, reported triple digit case (138) for the first time since Feb 20. This in part due to a new cluster (Gong Kulim) which had 20 new cases today, as well as a rise in cases detected through other forms of screening.

Deaths

There were two fatalities today, bringing the death toll to 1,251.

The new deaths were recorded in Sabah (1) and Penang (1).

Those who died were aged 52 and 60.

For a detailed breakdown of the reported deaths today, please refer to our Covid-19 tracker site

Clusters

There are currently 392 active clusters including 9 new ones today.

None of the active clusters had more than 30 news cases.

Details of the new clusters are as follows:

Tapak Bina Bulatan Pandan cluster
District(s): Titiwangsa in Kuala Lumpur
Locality/Source: A construction site at Bulatan Kampung Pandan, Jalan Kampung Pandan, Titiwangsa
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: March 27
Total infected: 14 out of 108 screened

Jalan Kong Kong cluster
District(s): Johor Bahru in Johor
Locality/Source: Education Institute at Jalan Kong Kong, Pasir Gudang, Johor Bahru
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: March 25
Total infected: 8 out of 154 screened

Jalan Kastan Baru cluster
District(s): Lahad Datu in Sabah
Locality/Source: A public administrative centre at Jalan Kastam Baru, Lahad Datu
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: March 26
Total infected: 6 out of 51 screened

Inanam Taipan cluster
District(s): Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran and Penampang in Sabah
Locality/Source: A business premise at Lorong KK Taipan 1, Inanam, Kota Kinabalu
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: March 19
Total infected: 9 out of 25 screened

Jalan Putra Square cluster
District(s): Kuantan in Pahang
Locality/Source: A factory at Jalan Putra Square 3, Kuantan
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 23
Total infected: 29 out of 121 screened

Jalan Gridbid cluster
District(s): Miri and Beluru in Sarawak
Locality/Source: Social event at Kampung Pasir, Miri
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 17
Total infected: 46 out of 223 screened

Jalan Tanjung Kidurong cluster
District(s): Bintulu in Sarawak
Locality/Source: Jalan Tanjung, Kidurong Height, Bintulu
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 21
Total infected: 42 out of 152 screened

Kampung Baru Hilir cluster
District(s): Samarahan, Tebedu and Kuching in Sarawak
Locality/Source: Index case’s residence at Kampung Baru Hilir, Kota Samarahan
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 19
Total infected: 73 out of 802 screened

Gong Kulim cluster
District(s): Pasir Puteh, Kelantan
Locality/Source: Kampung Gong Kulim, Pasir Puteh
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 21
Total infected: 25 out of 123 screened

Source: https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/568355

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