KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s Covid-19 infectivity rate rose to 0.97 yesterday (Dec 3).
According to the data shared by health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah via Twitter, the highest R-naught (Rt) value was at 1.16 in Perlis followed by Selangor and Kuala Lumpur at 1.01.
The Rt in Penang, Johor and Kedah was at 0.99; Melaka and Pahang (0.98); Perak (0.97); Putrajaya (0.95); Sabah, Kelantan, Labuan, Negri Sembilan, Terengganu (0.94);
Sarawak reported the lowest Rt at 0.73.
The country’s Rt spiked since Nov 7 and surpassed 1.0 on Nov 12, but was on a downward trend to Rt 0.95 on Nov 29.
However, the Rt value started to increase since Dec 2.
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