3 red zones in KL and Selangor have more than 300 Covid-19 cases each

Sanitisation work going on at the Kerinchi PPR apartments in Lembah Pantai, one of the red zones with 367 Covid-19 cases recorded. (Bernama pic)

KUALA LUMPUR: One red zone location in Kuala Lumpur and another two in Selangor have recorded more than 300 positive cases of Covid-19, the highest so far, according to the health ministry’s National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC).

In a statement posted on the Telegram application, CPRC said they comprised Lembah Pantai district in Kuala Lumpur, with 367 cases, while two districts in Selangor, namely Petaling and Hulu Langat, had 308 and 307 cases respectively.

“If there is a sudden increase in cases in one area, the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) will be implemented to prevent the infection from spreading,” the statement said.

The number of red zones identified remains at 17 districts and, so far, there is no increase, it said.

Other red zone districts, where the number of confirmed Covid-19 positive cases exceeds 41, are Kepong and Titiwangsa in the federal capital; Gombak and Klang in Selangor; Batu Pahat, Johor Bahru and Kluang in Johor; Hilir Perak and Kinta in Perak; Kota Bharu, Kelantan; Tawau, Sabah; Kuching, Sarawak; Jerantut, Pahang, as well as Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.

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