Covid-19 (Aug 2): 15,764 cases, another record 219 deaths

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Covid-19 (Aug 2): 15,764 cases, another record 219 deaths
Covid-19 (Aug 2): 15,764 cases, another record 219 deaths

COVID-19 | The number of new Covid-19 infections reported today was 15,764, a dip from yesterday's tally of 17,150 cases.

This means the cumulative total of cases is now 1,146,186 cases with Kedah, Johor and Sabah all registering more than 1,000 infections.

This is on top of Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, which continue to be the two areas with the most cases.

The Klang Valley accounted for 48.54 percent (7,649 cases) of new locally transmitted infections.

A total of 11,767 Covid-19 patients recovered today but they were outpaced by new infections, contributing to a rise in active cases which is now approaching 200,000.

  • Active cases: 199,051

  • Patients in ICUs: 1,063

  • Intubated: 532

Deaths

A total of 219 people died from Covid-19 today, a new record.

The previous record was 207 deaths in one day, which was back-to-back on July 26 and 27 for a total of 414 deaths.

The death toll now stands at 9,403.

New cases by state:

Selangor (6067)
Kuala Lumpur (1536)
Johor (1222)
Sabah (1166)
Kedah (1108)
Negeri Sembilan (862)
Perak (748)
Penang (667)
Kelantan (552)
Pahang (475)
Malacca (463)
Terengganu (425)
Sarawak (411)
Putrajaya (46)
Perlis (9)
Labuan (7)

Clusters

A total of 1,128 out of 3,731 clusters are still active. This includes 29 new clusters.

Of the 29 new clusters today, 13 were workplace-related while 11 were community transmissions.

Details of the new clusters are as follows:

Jalan Bestari Empat
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru
Total infected: 45 out of 104 screened

Jalan Industri Lapan Emas
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Pontian
Total infected: 24 out of 255 screened

Batu 10 Skudai
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Johor Bahru and Kulai
Total infected: 19 out of 112 screened

Industri Lagenda Putra Lapan
Category: Workplace
State(s): Johor
District(s): Kulai
Total infected: 16 out of 96 screened

Industri Perai Dua
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Utara, Seberang Perai Tengah and Seberang Perai Selatan
Total infected: 35 out of 685 screened

Lintang Batu Lanchang
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Timur Laut and Barat Daya
Total infected: 24 out of 64 screened

Zon Dagang Bebas Perai
Category: Workplace
State(s): Penang
District(s): Seberang Perai Tengah and Seberang Perai Selatan
Total infected: 10 out of 37 screened

Tapak Bina Batu Lima 2
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Lembah Pantai
Total infected: 179 out of 430 screened

Jalan Pusat Bandar
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kuala Lumpur
District(s): Kepong
Total infected: 19 out of 43 screened

Sungai Enggang
Category: Workplace
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Rompin
Total infected: 14 out of 186 screened

Kampung Tanjung Balok
Category: Workplace
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Kuantan
Total infected: 9 out of 103 screened

Sibulu
Category: Workplace
State(s): Sabah
District(s): Tenom
Total infected: 55 out of 114 screened

Cabang Tiga Lemal
Category: Workplace
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 8 out of 68 screened

Paloh Gua Musang
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Gua Musang
Total infected: 34 out of 55 screened

Aring Gua Musang
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Gua Musang
Total infected: 32 out of 37 screened

Kampung Bukit Cina Kok Lanas
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu and Machang
Total infected: 22 out of 30 screened

Cabang Empat Chetok 2
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Pasir Mas
Total infected: 18 out of 25 screened

Kampung Kubang Telaga
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Bachok
Total infected: 16 out of 22 screened

Kampung Dewan Kecil
Category: Community
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Machang
Total infected: 10 out of 36 screened

Kerteh Tiga
Category: Community
State(s): Terengganu
District(s): Dungun
Total infected: 60 out of 222 screened

Dah Kampung Tok
Category: Community
State(s): Kedah
District(s): Kota Setar
Total infected: 39 out of 114 screened

Tembeling Tengah
Category: Community
State(s): Pahang
District(s): Jerantut
Total infected: 27 out of 100 screened

Kampung Esso Intan
Category: Community
State(s): Perak
District(s): Hilir Perak
Total infected: 22 out of 31 screened

Kampung Raya Sagil
Category: Community
State(s): Johor
District(s): Tangkak
Total infected: 13 out of 16 screened

Jalan Pekan Baru
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Selangor
District(s): Klang
Total infected: 24 out of 28 screened

Jalan Hospital Bandar Kota Bharu
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu, Pasir Mas and Pasir Puteh
Total infected: 17 out of 50 screened

Jalan Temenggong Ahmad
Category: High-risk group
State(s): Johor
District(s): Muar
Total infected: 9 out of 51 screened

Kampung Dalam Rhu Tumpat
Category: Institusi Pendidikan Swasta Berdaftar KPM
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Tumpat
Total infected: 23 out of 77 screened

Kampung Belukar Kadok
Category: Religious event
State(s): Kelantan
District(s): Kota Bharu
Total infected: 8 out of 15 screened


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