Covid-19 (April 4): 1,349 New Cases, Sarawak Tops The List

COVID-19 | Today, the Health Ministry reported 1,349 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths.

Sarawak topped the list with 419 fresh infections, the second-highest on record for the state.

Only two other states recorded more than 100 new cases, namely Selangor and Penang with 343 and 185 fresh infections respectively.

The new infections comprised 73.24 percent Malaysians and 26.76 percent non-citizens.

The Klang Valley accounted for 32.1 percent (433 cases) of fresh infections while East Malaysia made up 37.73 percent (509 cases).

New infections also outpaced recoveries of 1,270, leading to an increase in active cases.

The intensive care units also added another 19 patients.

  • Active cases: 14,509
  • Patients in ICUs: 186
  • Intubated: 94

Deaths

There were two new fatalities today, bringing the death toll to 1,288.

The new deaths were recorded in Sarawak and Sabah.

Those who died were aged between 76 and 78.

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

New cases by states

Clusters

A total of 359 out of 1,405 clusters are still active.

This includes the 10 new clusters reported today as well as another eight that were declared resolved.

Notably, three out of the ten new clusters involve education centres.

The resolved clusters are: Jalan Persiaran Cemerlang, Jalan Perindustrian Estate, Mayang, Jalan Senai Utama, Jalan Persiaran Teknologi Kulai, Tapak Bina Jalil Utama, Jalan Lombong and Jalan Ho Pin.

Details of the new clusters are as follows:

Jalan Maju Cemerlang cluster
District(s): Johor Bahru in Johor
Locality/Source: A factory at Jalan Maju 1, Taman Perindustrian Cemerlang, Ulu Tiram
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: April 4
Total infected: 11 out of 134 screened

Jalan Murni Satu cluster
District(s): Batu Pahat, Kluang and Mersing in Johor
Locality/Source: An education institution at Jalan Murni Satu, Paloh, Kluang
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: March 31
Total infected: 15 out of 94 screened

Jalan Suasana cluster
District(s): Hulu Langat in Selangor
Locality/Source: An education centre at Jalan Suasana, Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: March 19
Total infected: 19 out of 187 screened

Danan cluster
District(s): Pasir Puteh in Kelantan
Locality/Source: An education centre at Kampung Danan dan at Kampung Alor Hijau, Selising, Pasir Puteh
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: March 24
Total infected: 17 out of 236 screened

Jalan Alamanda cluster
District(s): Putrajaya in Putrajaya and Sepang in Selangor
Locality/Source: Three business premises in Putrajaya and Sepang
Cluster category: Workplace
First case: April 3
Total infected: 12 out of 45 screened

Sungai Mupong cluster
District(s): Sibu and Meradong in Sarawak
Locality/Source: Sungai Mupong, Loba Stabar
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 26
Total infected: 17 out of 30 screened

Sungai Rassau cluster
District(s): Matu and Sibu in Sarawak
Locality/Source: Sungai Rassau
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 26
Total infected: mana11 out of 338 screened

Rich Park cluster
District(s): Tawau and Kota Kinabalu in Sabah
Locality/Source: A social event at Taman Rich Park, Tawau between March 26 and 27
Cluster category: Community
First case: April 1
Total infected: 17 out of 55 screened

Kampung Batu Lapan Lekir cluster
District(s): Manjung in Perak
Locality/Source: Kampung Batu Lapan, Lekir, Setiawan
Cluster category: Community
First case: March 30
Total infected: 14 out of 60 screened

Tembok Sri Aman cluster
District(s): Sri Aman in Sarawak
Locality/Source: Sri Aman central detention centre at Jalan Brayun
Cluster category: Detention centre
First case: March 30
Total infected: 160 out of 467 screened

 

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