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COVID-19 in Malaysia : 4119 Cases, 1487 Healed, 65 Dead

Malaysia today recorded 156 new COVID-19 cases and TWO deaths, but also discharged 166 patients who have fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 8 April 2020…


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 166 More Patients Recovered!

As of 5 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 156 patients have fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 1487 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 36.1%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 156 New Cases!

They identified 156 new COVID-19 cases today – bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 4119, with 2,567 active cases.

They also shared that the number of COVID-19 cases in the ICU dropped to 76, with five fewer patients requiring respiratory support – 45 at the current count.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to states. Selangor maintains the highest total at 1,078 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 685 cases, and Johor with 496 cases.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : TWO Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced TWO deaths today, which means a total of 65 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.58%.

64th Death : Case 2903 was a 58 year-old Malaysian female with a history of diabetes and hypertension. She was admitted to the Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital in Negeri Sembilan on 30 March 2020, but was pronounced dead on 7 April 2020 at 3:20 PM.

65th Death : Case 1906 was a 69 year-old Pakistani male with a history of diabetes, and attendance at the Tabligh congregation in Seri Petaling. He was admitted to the Kuala Lumpur hospital on 22 March 2020, but was pronounced dead on 8 April 2020 at 9:30 AM.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far


Day 22 Of Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 22nd 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 so far announced four Enhanced MCOs :


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

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

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