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The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 29, 2020. — Picture by REUTERS

Terengganu records highest Covid-19 infectivity rate among all states — Health DG

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 — Terengganu recorded the highest Covid-19 daily estimated infectivity rate (Rt) or R-naught (R0) at 1.36 among all states as of January 25, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

According to the infographics shared via his Twitter account, Melaka is the second highest at 1.28, followed by Sarawak (1.25), Putrajaya (1.19), Perak (1.17), Kedah (1.15), Perlis (1.15), Kuala Lumpur (1.12), Labuan (1.11) Pahang (1.1), Selangor (1.1) and Kelantan (1.09).

Johor, Sabah, Negeri Sembilan and Penang are the lowest four at 1.04, 1.03, 1.01 and 1.0 respectively.

Dr Noor Hisham said the Rt for the whole nation, on the other hand, stood at 1.04.

He explained that the R-value for states is estimated with a 14-day moving window while R-value for the whole nation with a seven-day moving window.

— Bernama

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