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List Of Premises Flagged As Potential COVID-19 Hotspots In Selangor & Other States

Most of the premises flagged as COVID-19 hotspots by the Hotspots Identification for Dynamic Engagement (HIDE) are located in the Klang Valley. People are advised to delay visiting the listed locations.

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Today, 8 May, the Malaysian government has released the first list of COVID-19 hotspots after over a year into the coronavirus pandemic

The premises listed were identified through the Hotspots Identification for Dynamic Engagement (HIDE) to help people plan their movements, in order to prevent contracting the COVID-19 virus.

According to Science, Technology, and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, the HIDE list will also serve as a guideline for owners and operators to take precautionary measures to protect and prevent their premises from becoming a source of COVID-19 outbreak.

"For the past seven days, the country recorded 23,712 new COVID-19 cases while the coronavirus case referrals to the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) has increased by 21% compared to last week," he said.

People are advised to delay visiting the listed locations

"The public is also advised to delay visiting locations and premises that have been listed. If you do have to visit these locations, adhere to the guidelines that have been set," Khairy said.

Most of the premises flagged as COVID-19 hotspots by HIDE are located in the Klang Valley.

Selangor and Kuala Lumpur take the lead followed by Johor, Penang, Sarawak, Sabah, Putrajaya, Perak, Kelantan as well as one each in Melaka and Negeri Sembilan.

Below is the list of the COVID-19 hotspots:

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