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Covid-19 Watch: 21 new clusters reported on Thursday (Sept 16), nine linked to workplaces

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia detected 21 new Covid-19 clusters on Thursday (Sept 16), bringing the total number of active clusters to 1,406.

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Malaysia recorded 18,815 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, with Sarawak recorded the highest number of cases at 3,660 followed by Selangor (2,718) and Johor (2,206). Read more at

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia detected 21 new Covid-19 clusters on Thursday (Sept 16), bringing the total number of active clusters to 1,406.

"Johor recorded six workplace clusters. There were two in Perak and one in Terengganu."Kelantan reported five community clusters and one high-risk group cluster while Perak also recorded one high-risk group cluster."One education cluster each was recorded in Perak, Kedah and Pahang respectively while a detention centre cluster was also reported in Johor," he said in a statement on Thursday.

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He said of the 18,815 cases recorded on Thursday, only 1.2% (222 cases) were in Categories Three, Four and Five while the remaining 98.8% (18,593 cases) were in Categories One and Two.Meanwhile, on the Langkawi tourism bubble, Dr Noor Hisham said the Health Ministry has begun screening tourists before entry to the island.

"As of noon on Thursday, 2,546 people were screened upon entry, with 1,250 screened at the airport and 1,296 at the ferry terminal," he said, adding that five positive cases were detected.He said the five cases were Category One (asymptomatic) cases and the individuals concerned were ordered to undergo home surveillance for 10 days. headtopics.com

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Singaporean pleads not guilty to abusing autistic child

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A Singaporean woman on Wednesday (Oct 13) pleaded not guilty at the Ampang Sessions Court here to abusing an autistic child.

Covid-19 Watch: 21 new clusters reported on Thursday (Sept 16), nine linked to workplacesPETALING JAYA: Malaysia detected 21 new Covid-19 clusters on Thursday (Sept 16), bringing the total number of active clusters to 1,406.

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