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COVID-19 Malaysia : 9868 Cases, 9189 Recovered, 128 Dead

Malaysia today reported a surge of 58 new COVID-19 cases, but NO death, and discharged 8 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 12 September 2020…


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 8 More Patients Recovered!

At 5 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 8 patients fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 9,189 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 93.1%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 58 New Cases!

They identified a surge of 58 new COVID-19 cases today :

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 9868, with 551 active cases – an increase of 50 cases, and the 2nd day Malaysia went above 500 active cases for the 1st time during the RMCO period.

They also shared that there were no additional patients in the ICU – 9 cases right now, and no additional patients requiring respiratory support – 5 cases right now.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to states. Kuala Lumpur is at the top with 2,618 cases, followed by Selangor with 2,193 cases, and Negeri Sembilan with 1,039 cases.


New Laut Cluster

The Laut Cluster is a new COVID-19 cluster identified amongst the illegal immigrant community in Kunak, Sabah.

The index case (Case 9859) was a foreign detainee at the Tawau Temporary Detention Centre who was expatriated to his origin of Zamboanga, the Philippines on 27 August 2020. However, on 5 September 2020, he sneaked into Sabah from Zamboanga to visit his wife.

His wife (Case 9860) was confirmed to be COVID-19 positive on 8 September after she was referred from the Kunak Hospital to the Tawau Hospital for post-natal bleeding complications. Investigations revealed that she first had symptoms on 6 September 2020.

As a result of Active Case Detection and close contact screening, they detected two more positive cases – their daughter (Case 9861) and neighbour (Case 9862).

As of 12 September 2020, 49 people from this cluster were screened – all Filipino citizens :


COVID-19 In Malaysia : NO Death Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced NO death today, which means a total of 128 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.30%.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far


Day 93 Of Recovery Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 93rd day of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) which will last until 31 December, 2020.

Under RMCO, most businesses are allowed to reopen, with a new normal of restrictions on social distancing and other measures.

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Interstate travel is now allowed (except to Enhanced MCO / administrative restricted areas), as well as many sports facilities.

The Malaysian government has so far announced several Enhanced MCOs :

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


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

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