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At 589, with three deaths in the worst-hit state of Sabah
...as the country grapples with the third wave of Covid-19 infections amid mounting concern whether the country has sufficient treatment capacity.
Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah: Those who returned from the State between Sept 20 and 26 but did not show any symptoms are also encouraged to undergo screening
MoH director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the new cluster is called Kencana
Covid-19: Malaysia reports 660 new cases, active cases hit new high of 5,768 with one new cluster detected
There are 68 new confirmed cases in Selangor, seven in Kuala Lumpur and one case in Putrajaya. Penang reported 17 new confirmed cases as of noon today, Johor (3), Perak (3), Sarawak (3), Melaka (2) and Negeri Sembilan (1).
The new daily cases, which again surpassed the daily recoveries — 18 today — raised the number of active cases, which carry transmission risks, to 3,703 from 3,351 yesterday.
Of these cases, Sabah topped the list with the highest number of confirmed infections today at 282 cases, followed by Kedah (153), Selangor (19) and Penang (seven).
As of yesterday, there were 33 new cases involving those who just returned from Sabah.