Lembah Pantai Covid-19 red zone A soldier making his rounds at the Selangor Mansion and Malayan Mansion in Jalan Masjid India following the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) at the area after a surge of Covid-19 cases there. PIX: SYAFIQ AMBAK / MalaysiaGazette / 09 APRIL 2020
A soldier making his rounds at the Selangor Mansion and Malayan Mansion in Jalan Masjid India following the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) at the area after a surge of Covid-19 cases there. PIX: SYAFIQ AMBAK / MalaysiaGazette / 09 APRIL 2020

By Muhammad Azizul Osman

KUALA LUMPUR – The red zone districts for Covid-19 remained at 26 as of yesterday afternoon.

However, according to the Ministry of Health (MOH) Crisis Preparedness Response Centre (CRPC), the Covid-19 positive cases are still increasing and 153 cases were recorded yesterday, turning the total tally 4,683 cases.

Lembah Pantai maintained its position as the area with the highest Covid-19 positive cases with 496 cases. Meanwhile, Hulu Langat and Petaling Jaya in Selangor recorded 388 and 356 cases respectively followed by Kuching in Sarawak with 221 cases.

Klang recorded an increment of 13 new cases, turning the total cumulative cases in the area to 172. Gombak had 132 cases, Sepang 66 and Hulu Selangor 48.

Other red zones included Kluang 193, Seremban 219, Johor Bahru 177, Kepong 121, Titiwangsa 115 kes, Kinta 94, Kota Bharu 89, Tawau 71, Hilir Perak 64, Cheras 71, Jerantut 70, Rembau 53, Kuantan 80, Batu Pahat 51, Putrajaya 52, Jasin 68, Kota Samarahan 49 and Melaka Tengah 48.

Meanwhile, 15 areas have been categorised as the orange area with six of them nearing the red zone namely, Muar with 40 cases, Lahad Datu 38, Seberang Perai Tengah 38, Kota Kinabalu 37 and 35 cases each in Kulai and Kuala Muda, Kedah.

An area will be categorised as the red zone if it recorded 41 cases of Covid-19 and above, orange zone 20 – 40 cases, yellow zone 1 – 19 cases and green zone with no Covid-19 positive cases. -MalaysiaGazette

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