COVID-19: 3 New Cases Reported In George Town, Penang As Of 17th August

Happy Monday friends! Is your Monday feeling sluggish and just a tad blue? Well, as the day is closing in, we have yet another update regarding the COVID-19 situation right here in Penang. Most of us already know that Penang is no longer a green zone after reporting its very first case in the past week.

3 New COVID-19 Cases In Penang Today

Unfortunately, as of 17th August 12 PM, Penang reported 3 new cases, amounting to 10 active cases in the state. According to theĀ Penang Lawan COVID-19 and Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia‘s Facebook pages, the 3 cases are in the Northeast district of Penang island or, George Town.

Photo: @PenangLawanCOVID-19 (Facebook)
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In addition to that, the 3 new COVID-19 cases in Penang belong to the Tawar Cluster whereby a total of 1,135 patients were screened.

Photo: @KementerianKesihatanMalaysia (Facebook)


Meanwhile, Malaysia recorded 12 new cases, in which 10 are local cases and the other 2 are imported cases.

Photo: @KementerianKesihatanMalaysia (Facebook)

Take Care!

That’s all you need to know for today, so if you’re heading out, don’t forget to follow the SOPs, wear your masks and stay hygienic. Take care, Penangites!

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