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COVID-19 in Malaysia : 3662 Cases, 179 New, 4 More Dead

Malaysia today recorded 179 new COVID-19 cases and FOUR deaths, but also discharged 90 patients who have fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 5 April 2020…


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 90 More Patients Recovered!

As of 12 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 90 patients have fully recovered, and been discharged from hospital!

That means a total of 1005 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 27.44%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 179 New Cases!

They identified 179 new COVID-19 cases today – bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 3662, with 2,596 active cases.

Of those new cases, 46 cases were confirmed to be related to the Tabligh congregation at Seri Petaling.

The Tabligh congregation currently accounts for 1591 cases (43.45%) of the 3662 total cases. This is the largest COVID-19 cluster in Malaysia, with multiple generations of transmissions.

They also shared that the number of COVID-19 cases in the ICU remained at 99, with two fewer patients requiring respiratory support – 48 at the current count.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to states. Selangor maintains the highest total at 943 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 622 cases, and Johor with 438 cases.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : FOUR Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced FOUR deaths today, which means a total of 61 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.67%.

58th Death : Case 2210 was a 72 year-old Malaysian male, with history of diabetes and hypertension. He was a close contact of Case 1031. He was admitted to the Sarawak General Hospital on 27 March 2020, but passed away on 4 March 2020 at 1:37 PM.

59th Death : Case 3484 was a 68 year-old Malaysian male, with history of diabetes. He was admitted to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital on 27 March 2020, but passed away on 4 April 2020 at 3:40 PM.

60th Death : Case 3073 was a 53 year-old Malaysian male, who was admitted to the Sarawak General Hospital on 31 March 2020, but passed away on 5 April 2020 at 12:39 AM.

61st Death : Case 2200 was a 66 year-old Malaysian male with history of diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease. He was admitted to the Keningau Hospital in Sabah on 26 March 2020, but passed away on 4 April 2020 at 9:36 PM.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far


Day 19 Of Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 19th 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.

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.

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

The Malaysian government has also announced three Enhanced MCOs :


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

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

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