Health ministry wants to halt tabligh cluster spread at 5th generation


Bede Hong

Director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says more than half the Covid-19 infections nationwide can be traced to people who attended the recent tabligh at Masjid Jamek Sri Petaling. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, March 26, 2020.

FIVE generations of Covid-19 infections from the Seri Petaling tabligh cluster have been detected and the Health Ministry is working to contain it from further spread.

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said medical officers are carrying out active case detection to contain the infections related to the event that was held from February 27 to March 3, attracting 16,000 participants.


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