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COVID-19 in Malaysia : 6872 Cases, 5512 Healed, 113 Dead

Malaysia today recorded just 17 new COVID-19 cases and ONE death, and discharged 73 patients who have fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 16 May 2020…


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 73 More Patients Recovered!

As of 4:30 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 73 patients have fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 5,512 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 80.2%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 17 New Cases!

They identified 17 new COVID-19 cases today. This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 6872, with 1247 active cases.

They also shared that the number of COVID-19 cases in the ICU dropped by 1 to 13, with no change in patients requiring respiratory support – just 5 at the current count.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to states (as of yesterday). Selangor maintained the highest total at 1,627 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 1,508 cases, and Negeri Sembilan with 776 cases.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : ONE Death Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced ONE death today, which means a total of 113 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.64%.

Death #113 : Case 6856 was a 53 year-old Malaysian female, who was a KKM staff in Sabah with a history of lung cancer and hypertension. She was admitted to the Women & Children’s Hospital in Likas, Sabah on 5 May 2020, but passed away on 7 May 2020 at 1:30 PM.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far


Day 60 Of Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 60th day of the nationwide lockdown on travel, work and business in Malaysia, which was further extended until 9 May, 2020. It is also the 17th day of the 4th phase of the MCO, and the 12th 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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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 eight Enhanced MCOs :

They also announced Semi Enhanced MCO for a section of Chow Kit, some residential areas in Selayang and Pudu.


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

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