COVID-19 in Malaysia : 1624 Cases, 106 New, 1 More Dead

It is a bittersweet day for Malaysia – with only 106 new COVID-19 cases and one (1) death today, but more patients have been admitted to the ICU…

Here are the updates on COVID-19 in Malaysia on 24 March 2020…

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


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 24 More Patients Recovered!

As of 12 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that twenty four (24) patients have fully recovered, and been discharged from hospital.

That means a total of 183 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far!

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 1624 Cases, 106 New, 1 More Dead


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 106 New Cases!

They identified 106 new COVID-19 cases today – bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 1624. Of the 106 new cases, 43 (40.6%) were confirmed related to the Tabligh congregation.

They also shared that there are now sixty two (62) COVID-19 cases in the ICU, with twenty seven (27) requiring respiratory support.

MOH 2020-03-24 cases 01

The Tabligh congregation has now accounted for 954 cases59% of all detected cases so far.

The Malaysia Ministry of Health continues to call 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 : One (1) Death Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced one more death today, which means a total of 15 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia.

Case 1519 was a 71 year-old Malaysian man – a close contact of Case 703, a Tabligh participant.

He had a history of chronic illness, and was treated at the Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Hospital in Muar from 18 March 2020 onwards, but passed away at 5:35 AM this morning on 24 March 2020.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far

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Day 6 Of Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 6th 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!

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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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