Thursday, May 6, 2021

Recoveries outpace new cases but 3 more deaths push toll to 449

1,247 new cases, 1,441 recoveries.

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Another 1,247 Covid-19 cases were recorded today, taking total confirmed infections in the country to 101,565.

Of these, 461 cases (37%) were recorded in Selangor, 309 of which were from clusters and close contact screening.

This was followed by Sabah (225, 18%) and Johor (205, 16.4%).

Kuala Lumpur recorded 140 cases, Negeri Sembilan 89, Perak 55, Penang 25, Melaka 14, Pahang 11, Labuan eight, Putrajaya seven, Kelantan four and Sarawak three.

Active cases stand at 18,576 with 108 in the ICU and 47 in need of respiratory assistance.

Four more clusters were detected: Cassia Diamond (Klang, Kuala Langat, Hulu Langat, Kuala Selangor and Gombak), Pompod (Kota Belud and Kudat), Tapak Bina Kiara (Kepong) and Tapak Bina Perkasa (Cheras).

Meanwhile six other clusters were ended today: Tanamera, Jalan Kalabakan, Seri Terapi, Seri Pasir, Astaka and Tembaga.

This leaves a total of 204 active clusters in the country.

Another 1,441 patients were discharged, bringing total recoveries to 82,540.

However, three more deaths were reported, pushing the virus toll to 449.

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