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New cases drop to 4,214, deaths increase by 10

Covid-19 death toll stands at 770.

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Another 4,214 Covid-19 cases were recorded today, taking total confirmed infections in the country to 219,173.

Selangor recorded 1,362 cases of which 967 or 71% were from clusters and close contact screening.

This was followed by Johor (1,068), Kuala Lumpur (702) and Sabah (276).

Perak recorded 193 cases, Penang 119, Sarawak 105, Negeri Sembilan 91, Melaka 85, Kelantan 57, Pahang 54, Kedah 47, Terengganu 38, Putrajaya 10 and Labuan seven.

Active cases stand at 48,074 with 316 in the ICU and 137 in need of respiratory assistance.

Fourteen new clusters were detected:

1. Tapak Bina Jalan Lagoon (Petaling in Selangor; 880 screened, 76 positive)
2. Industri Puchong (Petaling in Selangor; 200 screened, 44 positive)
3. Sungai Purun (Hulu Langat and Petaling in Selangor; 44 screened, 27 positive)
4. Kampung Parit Masjid (Muar in Johor; 183 screened, 44 positive)
5. Tapak Bina Jalan Puchong (Lembah Pantai in Kuala Lumpur; 553 screened, 332 positive)
6. Jalan Empat (Titiwangsa in Kuala Lumpur; 89 screened, 29 positive)
7. Jalan Tan (Lembah Pantai in Kuala Lumpur; 31 screened, 17 positive)
8. Ladang Sungai Pin (Kinabatangan in Sabah; 36 screened, all positive)
9. Kampung Samin (Sipitang, Kota Belud and Tuaran in Sabah; 121 screened, 33 positive)
10. Padas Damit (Beaufort in Sabah; 160 screened, 32 positive)
11. Persiaran Raya (Manjung in Perak; 95 screened, 18 positive)
12. Lapangan Siber (Kinta in Perak; 50 screened, 21 positive)
13. Bintang Daily (Meradong in Sarawak; 46 screened, eight positive)
14. Nilam Tiga (Seremban in Negeri Sembilan; 237 screened, 63 positive)

Another five ended, leaving 401 active clusters across the country.

Another 4,280 patients were discharged, bringing total recoveries to 170,329.

However, 10 more deaths were reported, pushing the virus toll to 770.

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