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Medical worker collects a swab sample from a man to be tested for the Covid-19 in Petaling Jaya, on January 18, 2021. — Picture by REUTERS

Covid-19: Selangor records highest infectivity rate — Dr Noor Hisham

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Feb — Selangor recorded the highest daily Covid-19 infectivity rate  (Rt) in the country at 1.13 as of yesterday, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Based on the infographic shared through his Twitter account, Johor recorded the second highest Rt at 1.12, followed by Melaka (1.09), Kuala Lumpur (1.06), Sarawak (1.05), Pahang (1.01) and Terengganu (1.00).

Other states recorded readings of below one, namely Perak (0.95), Penang (0.92), Negeri Sembilan (0.89), Labuan (0.88), Kedah (0.86), Sabah (0.85), Putrajaya (0.80), Kelantan (0.76) and Perlis (0.62).

Rt for the whole country is 0.99, he said.


— Bernama

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