Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah: A total of 62 clusters (30%) are linked to the workplace.
The number of active cases — which carry high transmission risks — continued to climb to a fresh record high of 9,903.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) confirmed that the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) had received a report from a Sapura construction vessel which detected an emergency signal from the workboat at 6.45am today.
467 patients were cured and discharged today, bringing total recovered cases to 15,884
“Meanwhile, [the] borders of Malaysia remain closed, which should continue to dampen shopper traffic at Pavilion KL as 30% of its footfall are tourists. Besides, the working-from-home order should also lead to lower footfall at Pavilion KL and Intermark Mall.”
Of this, 587 cases involved those in the 7 to 12 age group, while the other 670 cases consisted of pupils aged 13 to 18, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Active cases, which carry high transmission risk, breached the 8,000 mark for the first time to reach 8,183, according to data released by the Health Ministry.
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MTUC said the NSC and the ministers must stick to one set of SOPs.
Malaysia’s new Covid-19 cases drop to 732 with six deaths, but active cases climb to fresh high of 7,827
Among the 732 new infections reported, 535 were in Sabah, which has been the hotbed for the deadly virus after the state election on Sept 26. Selangor, one of the most populated states, has reported 116 new infections.