Wednesday, March 3, 2021

3,731 new cases, 15 more deaths

292 in ICU with 140 in need of respiratory assistance.

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Ahli Parlimen Sarawak keluar PKR ‘mesej kepada Anwar’, kata penganalisis

Langkah ahli Parlimen Julau yang mengalihkan sokongan kepada Perikatan Nasional juga dilihat sebagai isyarat kepada Umno menjelang sidang Parlimen.

Move by Sarawak MP to ditch PKR ‘a message to Anwar’, says analyst

The exit of Julau MP Larry Sng is also seen as a signal to Umno ahead of any move to reconvene Parliament.

Female TV workers shot dead in Afghanistan, Taliban denies responsibility

The Taliban has stepped up its attacks as the US withdraws from the country after signing a deal with it a year ago.

Head of French church child abuse probe says possibly 10,000 victims

The head of the commission set up by the Catholic Church says the previous estimate of 3,000 victims 'is certainly an underestimate'.

Another 3,731 Covid-19 cases were recorded today, taking total confirmed infections in the country to 242,452.

Selangor recorded 1,606 cases, followed by Johor (499), Kuala Lumpur (372), Melaka (313), Penang (250), Sarawak (219) and Sabah (160).

Negeri Sembilan recorded 92 cases, Perak 71, Kedah 43, Pahang 34, Kelantan 32, Terengganu 29, Putrajaya nine and Perlis two.

Active cases stand at 51,241 with 292 in the ICU and 140 in need of respiratory assistance.

Seven new clusters were detected:

1. Tapak Bina Lembah Selatan (Sepang in Selangor; 424 screened, 222 positive)
2. Jalan Bagan (Sabak Bernam and Klang in Selangor; 215 screened, 22 positive)
3. Ampang Campuran (Cheras in Kuala Lumpur and Hulu Langat in Selangor; 25 screened, 14 positive)
4. Jalan Gangsa Dua (Johor Bahru in Johor; 111 screened, 30 positive)
5. Seruas (Beluru and Miri in Sarawak; 150 screened, 59 positive)
6. Taman Segar (Muallim in Perak; 23 screened, 16 positive)
7. Lorong Mawar (Hilir Perak in Perak; 65 screened, 14 positive)

Seven others ended, leaving 441 active clusters across the country.

Another 3,369 patients were discharged, bringing total recoveries to 190,339.

However, 15 more deaths were reported, pushing the virus toll to 872.

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