KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry (MOH) today identified 4 brand-new Covid-19 clusters – three in Sabah and one in Kelantan, stated Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. ( pix)
He stated the Liawan Cluster in Keningau, Sabah included an index case identified as Covid-19 favorable following the screening of symptomatic people on Nov 5 and has actually been admitted to the Keningau Healthcare facility.
Close contact tracing found 23 more positive cases and they have all been positioned at the Keningau Covid-19 Low-Risk Quarantine and Treatment Centre.
” Since noon today, 95 people have been evaluated and 24 of them checked positive, consisting of 11 brand-new cases, while 17 others are still awaiting their results,” he said that an interview on Malaysia’s Covid-19 updates at the ministry here today.
The second cluster in Sabah, the Tatahan Cluster, was recognized in Kota Kinabalu and it involved an index case who checked favorable following the screening of symptomatic people on Nov 1, stated Dr Noor Hisham.
According to him, 17 more positive cases were found following close contact screening and they have all been admitted to the Likas Women and Children’s Health center along with the Kota Kinabalu Covid-19 Low-Risk Quarantine and Treatment Centre.
” As of twelve noon today, 28 people have been screened, with 18 screening favorable, consisting of 10 new cases,” he stated.
The GK Tawau Cluster was the third detected in Sabah, with the index case screening positive following the screening of symptomatic people on Oct 6, he stated, adding that close contact screening discovered 48 more brand-new favorable cases and they have all been warded at the Tawau Healthcare facility.
” Since midday today, 168 people have actually been screened. A total of 49 tested favorable, consisting of 2 new cases, while 78 are still awaiting their outcomes,” he stated.
Meanwhile, Dr Noor Hisham stated the Kube Cluster was recognized in Kota Bharu and Tanah Merah in Kelantan, with the index case identified as Covid-19 favorable following the screening of symptomatic people on Nov 7.
Close contact tracing recognized 9 more new positive cases and all have actually been confessed to the Tumpat Hospital and the Raja Perempuan Zainab II Healthcare Facility.
” Since midday today, 61 individuals have actually been screened. Of the total, 10 checked favorable, including 9 brand-new cases, while five are still awaiting their outcomes,” he stated. -Bernama