Covid-19 daily cases show no sign of reducing

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PUTRAJAYA JULY 14: The new COVID-19 cases still remain high at 11,618 that bring the cumulative total to 867,567 and 101,359 active cases with 118 deaths and formed the grand total to 6,503 or 0.75 per cent involving 108 citizens and 10 foreigners.

Director General of Health, Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Adullah said, from the new cases, 9,659 or 83.3 per cent were Malaysians while 1,9333 or 16.7 per cent involving non-citizens.

“The discharged cases amounting to 6,377 with cumulative total of 759,705 or 87.6 per cent while 878 were admitted to the Intensive Care Units (ICU) and 432 needed respiratory aids,” Dr Noor Hisham said in a statement here today.

Dr. Noor Hisham also stressed that from 118 death cases, 46 were in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur (18), Negeri Sembilan (16), Johor (13), Kedah (5) and four each in Sabah and Sarawak, two each in Labuan, Kelantan, Perak, Pahang and Melaka and one each in Pulau Pinang and Terengganu.

From 26 new clusters that have contributed to the high COVID-19 cases today, 15 have been formed at work places involving Johor with three cases, Kuala Lumpur (4), Selangor (3), Kedah (2), Melaka (2) and Sarawak (1).Meanwhile six clusters in the community were formed involving two in Selangor, Terengganu/ Pahang (1), one each in Melaka, Sabah and Sarawak while the high risk group cluster was formed one each in Kelantan and Kedah.

The states contributing to the new COVID-19 cases include Selangor with 5,051while the infectivity rate is 1.19, Kuala Lumpur with 1,749 (1.11), Negeri Sembilan 1,537 (1.06), Putrajaya 40 (1.35), Terengganu 189 (1.26), Kedah 504 (1.17), Pahang 400 (1.14), Pulau Pinang 210 (1.11) Melaka 526 (1.10), Sabah 286 (1.07), Johor 396 (1.05), Perak 164 (1.04), Kelantan 236 (1.02), Sarawak 289 (0.93) Labuan 38 (0.88), Perlis 0 (3).

The infectivity rate for Malaysia today is 1.16. –Malaysia World News

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