COVID-19 in Malaysia : 5251 Cases, 2967 Healed, 86 Dead

Malaysia today recorded 69 new COVID-19 cases and TWO deaths, but also discharged 201 patients who have fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 17 April 2020…

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 5251 Cases, 2967 Healed, 86 Dead

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 201 More Patients Recovered!

As of 5 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 201 patients have fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 2967 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 56.5%.

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COVID-19 In Malaysia : 69 New Cases!

They identified 69 new COVID-19 cases today – raising the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 5251, with 2198 active cases.

They also shared that the number of COVID-19 cases in the ICU dropped to 51, with three fewer patients requiring respiratory support – 26 at the current count.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to states yesterday. Selangor maintains the highest total at 1,329 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 952 cases, and Johor with 614 cases.

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COVID-19 In Malaysia : TWO Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced TWO deaths today, which means a total of 86 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.64%.

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 1796 Cases, 172 New, 4 More Dead

85th Death : Case 5064 was a 85 year-old Malaysian male, a close contact of Case 4657 from the Bali PUI cluster. He was under treatment for leukaemia at a private hospital, and was later transferred to Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital in Pahang on 15 April 2020, but passed away on 16 April 2020 at 3:30 PM.

86th Death : Case 5183 was a 85 year-old Malaysian male, a close contact of Case 2321. He had a history of hypertension and stroke, and was admitted to the University Malaya Medical Centre on 1 April 2020, but passed away on 16 April 2020 at 8:56 PM.

 

COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far

  • Case 178 : 34 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 358 : 60 year-old Malaysian male with a history of chronic illness.
  • Case 152 : 58 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 238 : 50 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1031 : 79 year-old Malaysian female with close contact with two COVID-19 positive cases.
  • Case 1032 : 40 year-old Malaysian female, who was daughter of Case 1031.
  • Case 290 : 57 year-old Malaysian male with history of travel to Vietnam, and contact with Tabligh participant.
  • Case 781 : 69 year-old Malaysian male from the Tabligh gathering cluster.
  • Case 890 : 48 year-old Malaysian male with history of travel to Turkey.
  • Case 259 : 74 year-old Malaysian male from the Tabligh gathering cluster.
  • Case 1070 : 70 year-old Malaysian male, with history of foreign travel.
  • Case 1114 : 70 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1006 : 49 year-old Malaysian male, who was son of Case 1031.
  • Case 595 : 51 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of a COVID-19 positive Tabligh participant.
  • Case 1519 : 71 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of a COVID-19 positive Tabligh participant.
  • Case 1334 : 75 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source
  • Case 1251 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1625 : 56 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1246 : 68 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 780 : 76 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1588 : 63 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1797 : 48 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1480 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1056 : 35 year-old Malaysian male, with history of travel to Indonesia.
  • Case 2031 : 83 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1321 : 53 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 1309.
  • Case 2162 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2321 : 91 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2123 : 64 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2322 : 76 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2323 : 27 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1239 : 50 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1249 : 37 year-old Malaysian male, with history of travel to India.
  • Case 737 : 77 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1952 : 57 year-old Malaysian male with history of travel to Indonesia.
  • Case 1941 : 47 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2471 : 46 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2269 : 48 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 2750.
  • Case 2626 : 69 year-old Malaysian man with history of travel to Saudi Arabia.
  • Case 2627 : 69 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1275 : 40 year-old Indonesian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2628 : 81 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2629 : 73 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 193 : 80 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 115.
  • Case 1053 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 486
  • Case 2909 : 37 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2910 : 78 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2572 : 85 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1273 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 2107.
  • Case 1767 : 69 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2561 : 84 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2122 : 52 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2034 : 73 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2149 : 85 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 860 : 66 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2850 : 56 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 1031.
  • Case 1575 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2210 : 72 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 1031.
  • Case 3484 : 68 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 3073 : 53 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2200 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 3663 : 67 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Cases 1265, 1266, 1267, 1404 and 2549.
  • Case 3794 : 71 year-old Malaysian male, history of attending a religious gathering in Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Case 2903 : 58 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 1906 : 69 year-old Pakistani male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 2798 : 59 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 2864 : 23 year-old Malaysian female, close contact with Cases 2469 and 2470, and part of the Kuching church conference cluster.
  • Case 694 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, a close contact of Case 159 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 4229 : 77 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4230 : 88 year-old Malaysian female, a close contact of Case 1684.
  • Case 3091 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, a close contact of Case 452 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 537 : 71 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2399 : 63 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4531 : 54 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 3469 : 90 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4314 : 47 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2797 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 703 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 4532 : male of unknown citizenship and age, unknown source.
  • Case 2052 : 65 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4818 : 63 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4521 : 74 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 4088 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1649 : 81 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 4088 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 4988 : 69 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4711 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 5064 : 85 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 4657 from the Bali PUI cluster.
  • Case 5183 : 85 year-old Malaysian male, a close contact of Case 2321.

 

Day 31 Of Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 31st day of the nationwide lockdown on travel, work and business in Malaysia, which on 10 April was further extended until 28 April, 2020. It is also the second day of the third phase of the MCO.

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

COVID-19 Malaysia Lockdown summary

Malaysians are to restrict their movement during this lockdown, with only a single person in each vehicle. All shops are also closed, except supermarkets, grocery shops and convenience stores selling essential items.

Schools, colleges, universities, cinemas, and so on, remain 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 :

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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

Recommended : COVID-19 : Hand Sanitiser or Soap? Which Is Better?
Recommended : Surgical Mask : How To CORRECTLY Wear + Remove!
Recommended :
Grocery Shopping Safety During COVID-19
Recommended : COVID-19 Food Safety : Fruits, Vegetables, Takeouts

 

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