Petaling, JB leave the Covid-19 red zone

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(Picture for representational purposes only) Healthcare worker at the Taman Medan Health Clinic in Petaling Jaya carrying out Covid-19 screening on the public who has been to the market in Jalan Othman PIX: HAZROL ZAINAL / MalaysiaGazette / 29 APRIL 2020. covid-19 red zone Johor Bahru
(Picture for representational purposes only) Healthcare worker at the Taman Medan Health Clinic in Petaling Jaya carrying out Covid-19 screening on the public who has been to the market in Jalan OthmanPIX: HAZROL ZAINAL / MalaysiaGazette / 29 APRIL 2020.

By Muhammad Azizul Osman

KUALA LUMPUR – The Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) said that two the Petaling and Johor Bahru districts have left the Covid-19 red zone yesterday.

Petaling recorded 39 active Covid-19 cases on Sunday. On Saturday, the district recorded an increment of 5 Covid-19 positive cases to 48, however, nine cases had fully recovered from the disease on the following day.

Johor Bahru showed the same development by recording 37 active Covid-19 cases on Sunday. The district had 46 active cases on Saturday.

Thus, Malaysia is left with 9 Covid-19 red zones with Lembah Pantai leading the score with 221 cases in comparison to 263 cases on Saturday. There was a drop of 42 Covid-19 cases there.

Other Covid-19 red zones include Kuching (131 cases), Kepong (96 cases), Titiwangsa (95 cases), Gombak (87 cases), Kluang (67 cases), Hulu Langat (48 cases) and Kota Samarahan (47 cases).

Meanwhile, Seremban, which was previously in the yellow zone had returned to the red zone after the active cases in the district increased to 45 cases.

Based on the data from CPRC, 62 districts were placed under the yellow zone.

All districts in Melaka are under the yellow zone with cases ranging from one to 40 cases. Jasin recorded the highest Covid-19 active cases with 12 cases. Melaka Tengah and Alor Gajah recorded five cases respectively.

Meanwhile, 86 districts nationwide were placed under the green zone with zero active cases.

As of 12pm yesterday, a total of 6,298 Covid-19 positive cases have been recorded in Malaysia. 1,780 Covid-19 patients are still being isolated and treated at the hospital. -MalaysiaGazette

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