Friday, October 22, 2021

314 in ICU as new cases stay below 4,000 mark

3,680 new cases, 1,858 recoveries and seven more deaths.

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Another 3,680 Covid-19 cases were recorded today, taking total confirmed infections in the country to 194,114.

Johor recorded 1,069 cases, Selangor 822, Kuala Lumpur 698, Sabah 295, Perak 181, Negeri Sembilan 112 and Penang 101.

Kedah recorded 76, Sarawak 70, Terengganu 68, Melaka 63, Kelantan 60, Pahang 42, Putrajaya 19, Perlis three and Labuan one.

Active cases stand at 42,389 with 314 in the ICU and 122 in need of respiratory assistance.

Seventeen new clusters were detected:

1. Parit Lanjut (Muar in Johor; 547 cases)
2. Industri Grisek (Tangkak and Muar in Johor; 145 cases)
3. Jalan Trus (Johor Bahru and Kluang in Johor; 10 cases)
4. Jalan Medini (Johor Bahru in Johor; 13 cases)
5. Tengah Tiga (Kluang in Johor; nine cases)
6. Pengerang Utara (Kota Tinggi in Johor; 26 cases)
7. Tapak Bina Persiaran Tecoma (Kepong in Kuala Lumpur; 157 cases)
8. Jalan Danau (Titiwangsa in Kuala Lumpur; 11 cases)
9. Jalan Yahya (Titiwangsa in Kuala Lumpur; eight cases)
10. Jalan Pudu (Lembah Pantai in Kuala Lumpur; 13 cases)
11. Jalan Mutiara (Petaling in Selangor; 32 cases)
12. Tapak Bina Tanjung (Kuala Langat in Selangor; 46 cases)
13. Persiaran Perkilangan (Petaling and Klang in Selangor; 19 cases)
14. Jalan Sulaman (Kota Kinabalu in Sabah; 23 cases)
15. Jalan Seri (Kinta in Perak; 17 cases)
16. Jalan Pengkalan (Kinta, Kerian and Kampar in Perak; 41 cases)
17. Bedayan (Serian and Samarahan in Sarawak; 13 cases)

Seven others ended, leaving 366 active clusters throughout the country.

Another 1,858 patients were discharged, bringing total recoveries to 151,018.

However, seven more deaths were reported, pushing the virus toll to 707.

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