Six New Clusters Identified, With Four In Sabah – Dr Noor Hisham

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) has identified six new COVID-19 clusters today, with four in Sabah and one each in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said the four in Sabah are the PTS Sibuga Cluster, Jesselton Construction Site Cluster, Dermaga Cluster and Tempasuk Cluster.

“This takes the total number of active clusters being monitored to 180. Of the total, 44 clusters reported increased number of cases,” he said in a statement today.

The PTS Sibuga Cluster involves the district of Sandakan and the index case tested positive on Nov 5 following the screening of symptomatic individuals. So far, a total of 324 individuals have been screened and 104 have tested positive.

He said that the Jesselton Construction Site Cluster was identified in Kota Kinabalu, with the positive case being detected from workplace screening on Nov 28. So far, 181 individuals have been screened, with 44 testing positive.