Health Ministry: Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 cases dip to 7,452, Selangor still tops the list with 2,509 new infections

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Health workers conduct Covid-19 swab tests in Bandar Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur June 5, 2021. ― Picture by Shafwan Zaidon
Health workers conduct Covid-19 swab tests in Bandar Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur June 5, 2021. ― Picture by Shafwan Zaidon

KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — The Health Ministry announced that the country reported 7,452 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24-hour period, which is a drop of 296 from yesterday’s 7,748 cases.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a tweet that Selangor again topped the list for the highest number of daily cases recorded today, with 2,509 new infections. This was followed by Negri Sembilan with 843 new cases and Kuala Lumpur with 678.

Sarawak was next with 651 cases, Johor (412), Penang (370), Kelantan (312), Pahang (286), Kedah (263), Sabah (259), Perak (252), Melaka (206), Labuan (205), Terengganu (190), Putrajaya (12) and Perlis (four).

Dr Noor Hisham said recoveries lagged behind new cases today, with just 6,105 patients discharged, while active cases stand at 85,607.

Dr Noor Hisham also reported 24 new Covid-19 clusters, including 17 from workplaces, five from within the general community as well as one each from a high-risk group and one higher education institution.

The number of Covid-19 clusters still considered active is at 701.

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