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New Covid-19 Cluster Was Detected In Sepang, Suspected Link With Visiting Activity

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A new Covid-19 cluster has been detected in Labu Lanjut, Sepang with 5 new positive cases which suspected to link with visiting activity.

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Health D-G, Dr Noor Hisham said, the patient was tested positive on Jun 5. Active Case Detection that was carried out and unfortunately, 4 of the patients’ family members which include 2 children and 2 grandchildren have been tested positive too.

According to NST, 3 of the family members are staying in the same house while 1 is staying elsewhere.

“This new cluster is suspected to be linked to visiting activity. Thus, Health Ministry urges public to always take precautionary measures when visiting especially when it involves the elderly and children,” he added.

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He said the index case was a patient with Acute Respiratory Infection who was being treated at the Serdang Hospital. Investigation and close contact tracing are still ongoing whereby a total of 29 individuals have been identified and screened.

Reported by TV3, as of now, 25 out of 29 individuals was found negative and the cause of  infection is still under investigation.