Monday, February 22, 2021

3,288 new cases, 14 more deaths

Death toll now at 923.

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Another 3,288 Covid-19 cases were recorded today, taking total confirmed infections in the country to 251,604.

Selangor recorded 1,757 cases, Kuala Lumpur 408, Johor 369, Negeri Sembilan 157, Sarawak 135 and Sabah 132.

Melaka recorded 92 cases, Penang 59, Kedah 48, Kelantan 44, Perak 42, Terengganu 24, Pahang 14, Putrajaya four and Labuan three.

Eleven new clusters were detected:

1. Batu 20 (Gombak in Selangor; 205 screened, 42 positive)
2. Industri Wawasan (Klang in Selangor; 116 screened, 38 positive)
3. Tapak Bina Persiaran Sepang (Sepang in Selangor; 526 screened, 29 positive)
4. Tapak Bina Jalan Tandok (Lembah Pantai in Kuala Lumpur; 188 screened, 25 positive)
5. Jalan Harun (Cheras in Kuala Lumpur; 11 screened, nine positive)
6. Jalan Dua Belas (Kepong and Titiwangsa in Kuala Lumpur; 103 screened, 19 positive)
7. Jalan Uda Utama (Johor Bahru in Johor; 61 screened, 17 positive)
8. Lorong Sahabat (Kluang in Johor; 19 screened, 17 positive)
9. Jalan Kancil Waha (Kota Tinggi in Johor; 45 screened, nine positive)
10. Jalan Tiga KKIP (Kota Kinabalu in Sabah; 37 screened, 11 positive)
11. Lorong Bersatu Damai (Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran and Penampang in Sabah; 91 screened, 21 positive)

Four more ended today, leaving 466 active clusters across the country.

Another 1,929 patients were discharged, bringing total recoveries to 198,495.

However, 14 more deaths were reported, pushing the virus toll to 923.

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