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COVID-19 in Malaysia : 6535 Cases, 4864 Healed, 107 Dead

Malaysia today recorded 68 new COVID-19 cases and NO death, and discharged 88 patients who have fully recovered!

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


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 88 More Patients Recovered!

As of 4:30 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 88 patients have fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 4,864 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 74.4%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 68 New Cases!

They identified 68 new COVID-19 cases today, of which four were imported cases. This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 6535, with 1564 active cases.

They also shared that the number of COVID-19 cases in the ICU dropped by one to 18, with one fewer patient requiring respiratory support – 7 at the current count.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to states (as of yesterday). Selangor maintained the highest total at 1,580 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 1,398 cases, and Johor with 667 cases.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : NO Death Today!

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced NO death today, which means a total of 107 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.64%.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far


Day 52 Of Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 52nd day of the nationwide lockdown on travel, work and business in Malaysia, which on 23 April was further extended until 12 May, 2020. It is also the 10th day of the 4th phase of the MCO, and the 5th day of the Conditional MCO (CMCO)

During this time, all government and private offices and businesses will be closed, except those providing essential services. But up to two persons may go out to purchase essentials, or seek healthcare.

From 4 May 2020 onwards, businesses will be allowed to reopen under the Conditional MCO (CMCO), with a new normal of restrictions on social distancing and other measures.

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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.

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The Malaysian government has so far announced six Enhanced MCOs :

They also announced “administrative restrictions” for a section of Chow Kit and some residential areas in Selayang.


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

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

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