Authorities detect fourth Covid-19 construction site cluster

Ragananthini Vethasalam

Director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says workers housed in cramped conditions are ideal breeding grounds for a virus like Covid-19. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 25, 2020.

A COVID-19 cluster of 44 cases has been detected at another construction site in Kuala Lumpur, said director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

“There is a big possibility that they lived in a confined and small space,” he said of the possible root cause for the spread of the virus, adding that confined and crowded places are conducive for this to happen.

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