KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 — The Health Ministry (MOH) today recorded a drop in new Covid-19 infections to below 3,000 cases.
In an update on its official Twitter page, MOH said cases recorded were at 2,881, compared to yesterday’s 3,788.
“Selangor, Sarawak and Kelantan recorded the highest number of new infections, while there were no new cases detected in Perlis,” the ministry said.
Selangor recorded the highest number of infections at 759 cases, followed by Sarawak at 445 and Kelantan at 442 cases.
Other states which recorded three-digit cases are Johor (310), Kuala Lumpur (315), Penang (133) and Kedah (111).
Followed by these, Sabah, Negri Sembilan, Perak, Melaka, Pahang and Terengganu recorded double-digit cases, while Labuan and Putrajaya had three cases each.
“From the new infection numbers, 16 were imported cases while local cases were 2,865.
“The cumulative number of active cases is now at 29,631, while the cumulative number of positive cases is at 411,594,” the ministry said.
The ministry also recorded 15 deaths, bringing the total deceased numbers to 1,521.
As for updates on infection clusters, the ministry detected 14 new clusters, bringing the cumulative active clusters to 395.
“The cumulative infection cluster is now at 1,669 while clusters that have ended its infection period are 1,274 cases,” the ministry said.
From the 14 clusters, four were respectively detected among the community and workplace, while one cluster is from education sector and two from religious group.
The 14 clusters involved areas including Sungai Nirai — Selangau district in Sarawak; Umas — Kalabakan district in Sabah; Seri Jati — Alor Gajah, Melaka; Jalan Sepat — Larut, Matang and Selama district, Perak; Jalan Garuda — Johor Baru and Kulai district, Johor; Jalan Sungai Sembilang — Kuala Selangor, Selangor; Jalan Kilang Dua — Lahad Datu, Sabah; Durin — Bau, Sarawak; Sebatu — Jasin, Melaka; Air Budi — Alor Gajah Melaka; Lestari Perdana Tujuh — Petaling and Hulu Langat, Selangor; Saujana — Setiu and Besut district, Terengganu; Persiaran Sinaran Ilmu — Johor Baru, Johor; and Long Jegan — Miri and Beluru, Sarawak.
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