COVID-19: Selangor records highest new infections, CMCO extends to April 14

THE Health Ministry (MOH) has reported 1,133 COVID-19 cases and five deaths in the past 24 hours.

In a statement today, Health Ministry’s director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that there were 1,148 recoveries, bringing the total number of those recovered to 328,554.

He also noted that out of 1,133 new infections, 1,125 cases were locally transmitted, in which 69.4% or 781 of them were locals and 344 were foreigners.

Currently, there are 14,199 active COVID-19 cases nationwide, of which 161 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care unit (ICU) with 76 requiring ventilator support.

Selangor continues to record the highest number of cases with 401 infections, followed by Sarawak (153) and Johor (96).

On a related matter, Noor Hisham announced that his ministry has detected nine new clusters in the country while 13 clusters have ended today.

Meanwhile, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today announced that the conditional movement control order (CMCO) in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor and Kelantan will remain for another two weeks until April 14.

He also announced that the CMCO in Sarawak has been extended to April 13. 

“The recovery movement control order (RMCO) for Kedah, Perak, Perlis, Melaka, Pahang, Terengganu, Sabah, Putrajaya and Negri Sembilan will be extended to April 14,” Ismail added. – March 30, 2021


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