KUALA LUMPUR (April 7): Putrajaya, Rembau in Negri Sembilan and Jasin in Melaka are now designated COVID-19 hotspots or red zones, according to the latest data released today by the Health Ministry, reported the Malay Mail.

This means there are now a total of 21 COVID-19 red zoned districts in the country. To be classified as a red zone, a district must have at least 41 COVID-19 cases each.

The news portal reported that Putrajaya became a red zone when its COVID-19 cases increased from 37 on April 5 to 41 on April 6, Rembau had 40 cases on April 5 but 41 cases the next day, and Jasin had 38 cases on April 5 but it increased to 42 cases on April 6.

Meanwhile, Kuala Lumpur’s Lembah Pantai continues to be the district with the highest number of COVID-19 cases recorded, with 386 cases as of April 6 noon.

As at noon of April 6, the number of cases in the 21 red zoned districts are: Lembah Pantai (386), Hulu Langat (324), Petaling (296), Kuching (174), Kluang (170), Seremban (162), Johor Bahru (145), Kepong (116), Klang (112), Gombak (110), Titiwangsa (93), Kinta (87), Kota Bahru (82), Tawau (67), Hilir Perak (65), Jerantut (61), Batu Pahat (47), Cheras (45), Jasin (42), Putrajaya (41), and Rembau (41).

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