Selangor Overtook Sabah As State With The Highest COVID-19 Cases

On Sunday (November 22nd), Malaysia recorded 1,096 new COVID-19 cases, with Selangor recording its highest number of infections to date with 603 new cases.

Status Terkini COVID19, 22 Nov 2020 Kes sembuh=1,104 Jumlah kes sembuh=41,597 kes Kes baharu positif=1,096 kes (kes...

Posted by KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA on Sunday, November 22, 2020

According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), this is the second consecutive day of four-digit cases, as Selangor overtook Sabah as the single state with the highest number of new COVID-19 cases and the highest daily figure for the most populous state since the pandemic started earlier this year. 

Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah told The Edge Markets that 536 cases in the state were from existing clusters, while 39 cases were detected from other COVID-19 screenings.

Here’s the latest update on #COVID19 red zones in Malaysia as of yesterday, November 22

Posted by Astro Radio News on Sunday, November 22, 2020

The Klang Valley, which comprises Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya, has a total of 634 cases, where KL has 30 cases and Putrajaya has one. 

Sabah is the second state with the highest number of cases with 311, of which 139 cases were detected from screening of close contacts of COVID-19 positive patients.

Of the 1,096 cases reported yesterday, only six were imported. 

Meanwhile, the ministry reported three more deaths related to COVID-19 which pushed Malaysia’s death toll to 335.

Terima kasih petugas kesihatan! ❤️❤️❤️ Jumlah kes sembuh sekali lagi melebihi kes baharu. Jumlah sembuh kini adalah; 41,597. #kkm

Posted by KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Malaysia’s total number of COVID-19 cases soared to 54,775, exceeding the 41,597 total recoveries so far. 

Remember to follow SOPs and stay safe, guys!

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat