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Covid-19: 25 workplace clusters identified, 15 from factories

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KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): A record high number of 42 new Covid-19 clusters were reported by the Health Ministry today, including 25 in the workplace.

Another 12 clusters are in the community, while two others were linked to high-risk groups, two more to detention centres and one to an education institution.

The previous record high daily clusters of 37 was posted on July 16.

Of the 25 workplace clusters detected in the 24 hours as of noon, six were identified in Johor, four in Selangor, three in Sabah, two each in Kedah, Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan, Penang and Kuala Lumpur, and one each in Pahang and Perak.

Fifteen of these workplace clusters comprise factories and positive cases were mostly detected via targeted screenings of factory workers, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement. 

These 15 clusters are:

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Lee Yuen Kong Daniel
1 month ago
Why bother to say workplace clusters, the Government, KKM, MOH and our PM knows that the spread of the virus is because of this yet no action taken because they only want to save the economy at the expense of our Malaysian citizens. These foreign workers will infect our local workers and then our local workers will bring back the virus to their home , kampong and community. Got it!
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Putang Inang
1 month ago
The edge like to promote open economy..why switch topic? You love to promote company to invest ma...

1 month ago
What is happening? I honestly thought factories are not a big contributors to the big increase in cluster cases…..kurang SOP???
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Timothy Cheng
1 month ago
Menteri carta kata kilang bukan penyumbang besar kluster Covid😀😃😄😁😆🤣😂🤑🤑🤑
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Putang Inang
1 month ago
Yes keep reporting share prices and fake hardship of owners...where's the support of corporations who made billions from the pandemic?
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