New Covid-19 cluster detected aboard ship in Port Dickson, four found positive

Test tube with Corona virus name label is seen in this illustration taken on January 29, 2020. The ship has a history of travel from Singapore and 34 of its crewmates were tested for Covid-19 upon reaching Malaysia on August 28. — Reuters pic
Test tube with Corona virus name label is seen in this illustration taken on January 29, 2020. The ship has a history of travel from Singapore and 34 of its crewmates were tested for Covid-19 upon reaching Malaysia on August 28. — Reuters pic

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 — A new Covid-19 cluster has been found in Bunga, Port Dickson in the state of Negri Sembilan aboard a ship.

The ship has a history of travel from Singapore and 34 of its crewmates were tested for Covid-19 upon reaching Malaysia on August 28.

Four of its crew members were found positive for Covid-19, another six were negative while the remaining 24 are still awaiting their results, according to a statement from Health director-general Tan Sri Noor Hisham Abdullah today.

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