HFMD: 37,986 cases recorded nationwide up till Thursday

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KUALA SELANGOR, July 28- A total of 37,986 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases were reported nationwide up till Thursday with many states except Sarawak recording a rise compared to the corresponding period last year.

Health Minister DrZulkefly Ahmad said the number of HFMD outbreaks reported were 1,093 with 539 premises closed throughout the country.

“Out of the total number of premises closed, 241 were nurseries, 259 kindergartens and 39 schools,” he told reporters after the anti-aedes community clean-up programme at Warnasari Residency, Bandar PuncakAlam here today.

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