KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): Malaysia recorded a spike of 103 Covid-19 cases today, including a new cluster involving a cleaning services company, Malaysiakini reported today.
“The spike in new cases reported today is due to cases involving non-citizens. Of the 103, seven are imported cases that got infected abroad.
“Of the 96 cases of local transmission, 84 are non-Malaysian citizens whereby 53 are from the Pedas cluster and 24 from a janitorial services company cluster.
“Therefore, there are only 12 cases of local transmission involving Malaysians,” said Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (above) at his daily press conference in Putrajaya.
The Malaysiakini report quoted him saying the cleaning services cluster was detected by a private clinic when the patients were sent by their employer for testing.
Of the 150 workers tested, 126 got negative results.
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