158 COVID-19 Cases In Malaysia : 9 New + 6 Recoveries!

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Malaysia just announced that SIX (6) more COVID-19 patients have fully recovered, and been discharged! However, they also identified nine (9) new COVID-19 cases today.

Here are the latest updates of the COVID-19 situation in Malaysia on 12 March 2020…


COVID-19 In Malaysia : Six (6) Cases Discharged!

Today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that six (6) cases have fully recovered, and was discharged today after two consecutive negative test results.

That means a total of 32 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered, and been discharged, in Malaysia. Malaysia Boleh!

COVID-19 Success In Malaysia : 7 Discharged, 12 To Go!


COVID-19 In Malaysia : Nine (9) New Cases Today!

As of 12 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health also announced that they identified nine (9) new COVID-19 casesCases 150 to 158.

Here’s their breakdown of the 158 confirmed cases so far :

  • 26 cases were detected amongst Patients Under Investigation (PUI)
  • 127 cases were close contacts
  • 2 cases were detected through COVID-19 surveillance of patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI).
  • 1 case was detected through COVID-19 surveillance of patients with Influenza-Like Illness (ILI).
  • 2 cases were from the Humanitarian Assistance Mission

158 COVID-19 Cases In Malaysia : 9 New + 6 Recoveries!

The Ministry also revealed that another patient has been admitted to the ICU (Intensive Care Unit). Currently, three COVID-19 patients are being treated in the ICU, requiring respiratory support. They are currently in stable condition.


Did You Attend The Tabligh Gathering?

The Malaysia Ministry of Health is looking for those who attended the Ijtimak Tabligh at the Seri Petaling Mosque from 28 February to 1 March 2020.

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COVID-19 : Malaysia MOH Looks For Ijtimak Tabligh Attendees
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If you attended that Ijtimak Tabligh on any of those days, please contact the District Health Office, or the National Crisis Preparedness And Response Centre (CPRC) numbers below :





They also shared the protocol that the District Health Office will implement for the attendees of the tabligh gathering :

  • a clinical sample will be obtained with the person is deemed to be at high risk of getting infected by COVID-19, or if there are symptoms of a respiratory infection,
  • the person will be issued a Home Quarantine Order, and must undergo home quarantine, and
  • the person will be given a Home Assessment Tool, and taught how to use it


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

Here are a few simple steps to stay safe from COVID-19 :

  • Avoid suspected cases or disease hotpots, like hospitals, if possible!
  • Keep our hands clean with soap or hand sanitiser
  • Keep our home, office, vehicles, etc. clean
  • If you need to wear a surgical mask, make sure you put it on and remove it properly!
  • Thoroughly cook your food, and boil water before drinking

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