Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Daily cases stay above 3,000 with over 200 in ICU

12 more clusters while eight more deaths push toll to 586.

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Another 3,211 Covid-19 cases were recorded today, taking total confirmed infections in the country to 151,066.

Selangor recorded 889 cases, of which 658 or 74% were from clusters and close contact screening.

This was followed by Johor (535), Sabah (514) and Kuala Lumpur (401).

Penang recorded 194 cases, Kedah 142, Terengganu 92, Kelantan 79, Perak 74, Pahang and Negeri Sembilan 70 each, Sarawak 60, Melaka 58, Putrajaya 24 and Labuan nine.

Active cases stand at 32,253 with 204 in the ICU and 87 in need of respiratory assistance.

Another 12 clusters were detected:

1. Lingkaran Lintang (Selangor)
2. Jalan Telok Gong (Selangor)
3. Ladang Baturong (Sabah)
4. Ladang Matamba (Sabah)
5. Tapak Bina Damai (Kuala Lumpur)
6. Kampung Perani (Johor)
7. Persiaran Selatan (Johor)
8. Jalan Kluang (Johor)
9. Kota Road (Perak)
10. Tembok Kemus (Melaka)
11. Pondok Hidayah (Kelantan)
12. Restoran Putra (Putrajaya)

Four more ended, leaving 284 active clusters throughout the country.

Another 1,939 patients were discharged, bringing total recoveries to 115,227.

However, eight more deaths were reported, pushing the virus toll to 586.

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