17 New Covid-19 Clusters, 9 Involving Workplaces

PETALING JAYA: The health ministry has detected 17 new Covid-19 clusters in the past 24 hours, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said today.

Nine involved workplaces, six were community clusters while one each were linked to a high-risk group and detention centre.

They were detected in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Sabah, Kelantan, Perak and Sarawak.

Sarawak

  • Jalan Stampin: a high risk group cluster linked to an aged care facility. Affected area: Kuching. The index case was detected on June 7. 46 screened, 19 positive.

Kelantan

  • Kampung Melor Lama: a community cluster. Affected area: Kota Bahru. The index case was detected on June 27. 47 screened, 15 positive.
  • Kampung Gong Depu: a community cluster. Affected area: Pasir Puteh. The index case was detected on June 18. 32 screened, 11 positive.

Perak

  • Jalan 12 Kampar: a community cluster. Affected area: Mapar. The index case was detected on June 20. 42 screened, 9 positive.

Sabah

  • Linau Kumpang: a community cluster. Affected area: Kota Belud. The index case was detected on June 14. 55 screened, 29 positive.
  • Kuarters Bata Durok: a community cluster. Affected area: Keningau. The index case was detected on June 24. 44 screened, 12 positive.
  • Tembok Kota Kinabalu: a cluster linked to a detention centre. Affected areas: Kota Kinabalu, Penampang and Papar. The index case was detected on June 18. 422 screened, 34 positive.

Johor

  • Pekeliling Tanjung 27: a workplace cluster linked to two factories. Affected area: Kulai. 177 screened, 35 positive.

Kuala Lumpur

  • Tapak Bina Jalan Residen Dua: a workplace cluster linked to a construction site. Affected area: Kepong. 554 screened, 9 positive.
  • Tapak Bina Jalan Kiara Lima: a workplace cluster linked to a construction site. Affected area: Kepong. 147 screened, 28 positive.
  • Tapak Bina Jalan Kuching: a workplace cluster linked to a construction site. Affected area: Kepong. 401 screened, 99 positive.
  • Tapak Bina Jalan Belfield: a workplace cluster linked to a construction site. Affected area: Lembah Pantai. 102 screened, 20 positive.

Selangor

  • Industri Kampung Sungai Bakau: a workplace cluster linked to a factory. Affected area: Gombak. 190 screened, 134 positive.
  • Industri Jalan Sungai Tua: a workplace cluster linked to a factory. Affected area: Hulu Selangor. 137 screened, 122 positive.
  • Murni Sepang: a community cluster. Affected area: Sepang. 220 screened, 100 positive.
  • Tapak Bina Jade: a workplace cluster linked to a construction site. Affected area: Hulu Langat. 208 screened, 42 positive.
  • Industri Rawang Bestari: a workplace cluster linked to a factory. Affected area: Gombak and Hulu Selangor. 135 screened, 57 positive.

Source; https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2021/06/27/17-new-covid-19-clusters-9-involving-workplaces/

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