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11 Covid Cases Found In Parliament Yesterday

At least 11 Covid-19 cases were detected in parliament as of 29 July, according to Health Director-General Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. This comes days after the government called a five-day special sitting of parliament amid the surge of new Coronavirus cases in the country.

He said in a statement that cases were detected after 1,183 individuals had undergone the Covid detection screening test using RTK Ag saliva test kit yesterday.

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DG Hisham further said in his statement that the health ministry’s team will conduct an investigation, risk assessment, contact detection and take other preventive or control measures, including cleaning and disinfecting the Parliament building following the Covid-19 cases in the parliament building. As many as eleven positive cases were detected on July 29, 2021, of which ten were detected through RTK Ag saliva test kit and one (1) via RT PCR, Health Director said.

At least 16,840 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 1,095,400. Selangor-the worst hit state saw 6,092 new infections — highest among all the states on Friday. Health DG Dr Noor Hisham said that Kuala Lumpur recorded 2,114 (121,065), followed by Johor – 1,104 (89,539) Sabah – 1,066 (83,686) Sarawak – 450 (76,243) Negeri Sembilan – 1,079 (70,562) Pulau Pinang – 689 (45,120) Kedah – 1,281 (44,242) Kelantan — 656 (42,414) Perak —- 810 (36,904) Melaka —- 581 (30,669) Pahang —- 540 (23,783) Terengganu —- 258 ( 16,065) WP Labuan — 7 (9,652) WP Putrajaya —- 100 (3,835) Perlis — – – 13 (688).

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