COVID-19 in Malaysia : 2031 Cases, 235 New, 4 More Dead

Another bad day for Malaysia – with 235 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths today, but FEWER patients on respiratory support.

Here are the updates on COVID-19 in Malaysia on 26 March 2020…

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 2031 Cases, 235 New, 4 More Dead

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 16 More Patients Recovered!

As of 12 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another sixteen (16) patients have fully recovered, and been discharged from hospital.

That means a total of 215 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 : 235 New Cases!

They identified 235 new COVID-19 cases today – bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 2031. Of the 235 new cases, 60 (25.5%) were confirmed related to the Tabligh congregation. The rest are still under investigation.

They also shared that the number of COVID-19 cases in the ICU is steady at forty five (45), with two fewer patients requiring respiratory support – thirty two (32) at the current count.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to state. Selangor has the highest with 510 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 321 cases and Sabah with 172 cases.

MOH 2020-03-26 cases 01

The Tabligh congregation has now accounted for 1,085 cases53% 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 :

03-888-10-200

03-888-10-600

03-888-10-700

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : Four More Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced four more deaths today, which means a total of 23 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia.

Case 780 was a 76 year-old Malaysian man who participated in the Tabligh congregation. He was treated at the Sultan Ismail Petra Hospital in Kelantan from 18 March 2020 onwards, but passed away at 4:35 PM, on 25 March 2020.

Case 1588 was a 63 year-old Malaysian man who participated in the Tabligh congregation. He was treated at the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Kedah from 23 March 2020 onwards, but passed away at 4:00 AM, on 26 March 2020.

Case 1797 was a 48 year-old Malaysian man, with a history of chronic illness. He too attended the Tabligh congregation, and had close contact with another COVID-19 positive case who also attended the Tabligh congregation.

He was treated at the Enche’ Besar Hajjah Khalsom Hospital in Johor, but passed away on 23 March 2020 at 8:15 PM.

Case 1840 was a 62 year-old Malaysian man, with a history of chronic illness. He was treated at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Ipoh from 23 March 2020 onwards, but passed away at 12:37 PM on 25 March 2020.

His death is still being investigated for connections to any COVID-19 cluster.

 

COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far

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Day 8 Of Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 8th day of the nationwide lockdown on travel, work and business in Malaysia, which has been extended until 14 April, 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!
  • Wash your food with water (and soap) after purchase and before preparation

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