Meanwhile, daily recoveries climbed to a fresh record high of 2,555 — the second consecutive day that recoveries surpass new infections.
No signs of Top Glove-linked Teratai cluster spreading infection to nearby community, says Health DG
Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said about 11,215 Top Glove workers have been identified by the ministry for Covid-19 screening.
So far, a total of 339 clusters have been reported by the Ministry of Health.
Bringing the number of active cases down slightly to 12,971 from 14,353 reported yesterday.
There are a total of 12,079 positive Covid-19 cases confirmed at workplace-related clusters, involving 4,398 Malaysians and 7,681 foreigners.
Covid-19: 1,511 new cases at Teratai cluster originate from Top Glove’s dorms, total swells to 4,036
To date, some 5,777 individuals in the cluster have been screened, and 4,036 positive cases have been detected so far.
The spike of Covid-19 cases in Selangor came from the Teratai cluster — linked to Top Glove Corp Bhd's worker dormitories — with 1,511 cases.
Covid-19: Teratai cluster linked to Top Glove workers has positive rate of 43.8%, 1,067 new confirmed cases today
Most of the cases from this cluster are the factory workers in Meru, located in Klang. All positive cases were hospitalised and their close contacts were quarantined to prevent the spread of infections
The bulk of the new cases were found in Selangor, with a record 1,203 reported in the most populous state.
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