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Health DG: 23 more cases involving variants of concern detected - Malaysiakini

The Health Ministry has detected a total of 23 cases of Covid-19 variants of concern (VOC) as a result of continuous genomic surveillance from June 3 to June 8, namely 19 Beta variant cases (B.1.351) and four Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2).

Through a post on his official Facebook, Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the reported Beta variant cases (B.1.351) included eight cases in Selangor, three in Putrajaya, two each in Kuala Lumpur, Malacca and Kedah, as well as one case each in Perak and Perlis.

He said two cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) were each…