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The public practices social distancing when out buying essential goods in Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, on March 24, 2020. — FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

Selangor Covid-19 cases continue to rise, MB urges MCO compliance

By Ida Nadirah Ibrahim

SUBANG JAYA, March 25 — While there was a less steep rise in the number of new positive Covid-19 cases yesterday, new cases recorded in Selangor continue to rise with a total number of 381.

Selangor Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari had urged the public, especially the people of Selangor, to remain compliant and disciplined in adhering to the movement control order (MCO), which has entered its 8th day.

“The Health Minister had announced a rise of 106 news cases (yesterday), while Selangor recorded an increase of 27 new cases.

“Even though there was a less steep rise in new cases, but the total number of cases recorded in Selangor is still high, with a total of 381 cases out of over 1,600 cases in Malaysia.

“To all of Malaysians, especially the people of Selangor, I urge for you to continue to be disciplined in abiding the order and to remain at home,” he said in a video uploaded on his official Instagram, today.

Amirudin had also reminded the people to continuously practice personal hygiene and always wash the hands with soap or use the sanitisers.

“Do refer to any health centre if one experiences the symptoms such as fever and cough,” he added.

Four districts in Selangor has recorded the highest number of cases in the state as of yesterday, mainly Petaling with 158 cases, Hulu Langat (103),  Gombak (50) and Klang (28).

In Kuala Selangor, there are 17 cases, Sepang (9), Kuala Langat (8), and Hulu Selangor (5).

As of noon yesterday, a total of 106 new positive Covid-19 cases was reported, bringing the total number of cases in Malaysia to 1,624.

Malaysia has recorded another Covid-19 related fatality late last night, bringing the death toll in the country to 16.

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