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Covid-19: Five active clusters, including at a KL construction site

Written by TheMole

PUTRAJAYA — May 25, 2020: There are five active clusters as of today, including at the Sepang Immigration depot and a Kuala Lumpur construction site.

The other three are at the Bukit Jalil and Semenyih Immigration depots and from a church.

Forty-four cases were detected at the construction site, 43 of them foreign workers.

The Bukit Jalil cluster had 66 new cases while Sepang had 29 for a total of 36.

The total from the Semenyih depot is now 66 after 17 new cases were recorded. Only one case affected a Malaysian.

Health director-general Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah again spoke on the living conditions for foreign workers as one possible reason for the high infections affecting them.

The Health Ministry has so far screened 27,383 foreigners, of whom 1,519 or 5.5 per cent have tested positive.



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