4 New Clusters Found In KL & Selangor Following Announcement Of CMCO

There are six new clusters in the country, four of them are located in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur.

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Malaysia recorded a total of 563 new COVID-19 cases today, 12 October

This marks the 12th day in a row that the country continuously recorded three-digit new cases since 1 October.

In a press conference today, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Sabah continues to report the highest daily COVID-19 cases with 291 cases on Monday.

Penang reported 141 cases. However, the Health D-G said the cases only involved people in Penang Remand Prison.

Meanwhile, Selangor reported 69 cases and Kuala Lumpur 28 cases.

There was only one imported case reported today, while out of the 562 locally transmitted cases, 498 cases — or 88.6% — involved Malaysian citizens. 

Furthermore, out of the locally transmitted cases recorded today, 10 cases involved individuals returning from Sabah.

According to Dr Noor Hisham, since 20 September, a total of 363 cases involved individuals who had a travel history to Sabah recently.

Here is a breakdown of all the cases today by state:

Today's cases have brought the total cumulative cases to 16,220

The country recorded two deaths today, aged 85 and 48. The total death count currently stands at 159.

Dr Noor Hisham also announced six new clusters in the country, four of which are in the Klang Valley:
- Kolong Cluster, Sabah: four cases
- Bah Tropicana Cluster, Selangor: one case
- Baiduri Cluster, KL: 10 cases
- Bah Perdana, KL: eight cases
- Bah Kasturi Cluster, KL: four cases
- Rinting Cluster, Johor: two cases

Check out the quick overview of the COVID-19 update today below:

Keep practising physical distancing and wash your hands often. Watch the latest update on the COVID-19 situation:

Starting 14 October midnight, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya will begin a 14-day Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO):

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