KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 26 — Malaysia today recorded 11 new clusters, the highest number so far, with four of these involving workplaces in the federal capital, Selangor and Pahang.
Health director-general, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the four were the Tapak Bina Jalan Seng, Plastik Subang, Jalan Asam and Semambu clusters which were identified through targeted screening at these workplaces.
“The Tapak Bina Jalan Seng cluster involves the Titiwangsa area in Kuala Lumpur with 232 COVID-19 positive cases detected on Dec 25 at a construction site out of the 407 individuals screened.
“The Plastik Subang involves the Petaling and Klang districts in Selangor with 111 cases found to be positive on Dec 23 at a factory out of the 354 individuals screened,” he said in his statement today on the COVID-19 developments.
The Jalan Asam cluster involves the same two districts when the positive cases began to be detected on Dec 19 through targeted screening at a factory involving 713 individuals, out of whom 13 were found to be positive.