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COVID-19: Senior nursing home cluster detected

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Health has approved a new cluster identified as a senior nursing home cluster in Kuala Selangor that has infected three individuals.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said two cases were identified on May 17 as a result of the screening of senior care centers.

To date, 12 staff and 26 homeowners have been screened and all staff and 24 residents have received negative results.

"After nearly a month, the third case was diagnosed with COVID-19 from screening among patients with acute acute respiratory distress (SARI) and was admitted to Tanjung Karang Hospital on June 13," he said at a COVID-19 daily media conference here today.

Date of Input: 17/06/2020 | Updated: 17/06/2020 | izwanmz

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