COVID-19 in Malaysia : 1518 Cases, 212 New, 4 More Dead!

What another dark day for Malaysia – a surge of 212 new COVID-19 cases, and FOUR (4) COVID-19 patients died today…

Here are the updates on COVID-19 in Malaysia on 23 March 2020…

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 1518 Cases, 212 New, 4 More Dead!


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 20 More Patients Recovered!

As of 12 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that twenty (20) patients have fully recovered, and been discharged from hospital.

That means a total of 159 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far!

790 COVID-19 Cases In Malaysia : 117 New, 11 Recoveries!


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 212 New Cases!

They identified 212 new COVID-19 cases today – bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 1306. Of the 212 new cases, 123 (58%) were related to the Tabligh congregation.

They also shared that there are now fifty seven (57) COVID-19 cases in the ICU, with twenty seven (27) requiring respiratory support.

Here is the breakdown of cases by state, with the most in Selangor – 354 cases, followed by KL with 242 cases.

MOH 2020-03-23 cases 02

The Tabligh congregation has now accounted for 911 cases60% of all detected cases so far.

The Malaysia Ministry of Health continues to plead for the remaining Tabligh participants to come forward and get tested.

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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 :





COVID-19 In Malaysia : FOUR (4) Deaths Today!

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced four deaths today, which means a total of 14 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia.

Case 1070 was a 70 year-old Malaysian man, with history of foreign travel. He was treated at the Chancellor Tuanku Muhriz Hospital ICU, but passed away today, 22 March 2020..

Case 1114 was a 70 year-old Tabligh participant who was treated at the Kluang Hospital. He passed away on 23 March 2020.

Case 1006 was a 49 year-old Malaysian male and the son of Case 1031. He was treated at the Sarawak General Hospital, but passed away on 23 March 2020.

Case 595 was a 51 year-old Malaysian female, who was a close contact of a COVID-19 positive case from the Tabligh congregation. She was treated at the Miri Hospital, but passed away on 23 March 2020.

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COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far

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Day 5 Of Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 5th day of the nationwide lockdown on travel, work and business in Malaysia, which will last until 31 March, 2020.

During this time, all government and private offices and businesses will be closed, except those providing essential services.

COVID-19 Malaysia Lockdown summary

Although there are no restrictions on travel within Malaysia during this lockdown, you will have nowhere to go, as all shops will be closed, except supermarkets, grocery shops and convenience stores selling essential items.

Schools, colleges, universities, cinemas, and so on, will also be closed. Cafes and restaurants will be closed for dine-in patrons, but you will be able to take-away food, or have them delivered to you.

Chin up, Malaysians because Malaysia Boleh!

Recommended : Malaysia NATIONWIDE COVID-19 Restrictions : Full Details!
Recommended : Malaysia COVID-19 Lockdown : Frequently Asked Questions!


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!
  • Avoid public events and crowds
  • 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!

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