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COVID-19 Malaysia : 10,052 Cases, 9250 Healed, 128 Dead

COVID-19 Malaysia : 10,0052 Cases, 9250 Healed, 128 Dead

Malaysia today reported 21 new COVID-19 cases, NO death, and discharged 15 patients who fully recovered!

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


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 15 More Patients Recovered!

At 5 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 15 patients fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 9,250 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 92.0%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 21 New Cases!

They identified 21 new COVID-19 cases today :

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 10,052, with 674 active cases – an increase of 6 cases, and the 7th day Malaysia went above 500 active cases for the 1st time during the RMCO period.

They also shared that there are two fewer patients in the ICU – 13 cases right now, and one fewer patient requiring respiratory support – 2 cases right now.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to states. Kuala Lumpur is at the top with 2,625 cases, followed by Selangor with 2,199 cases, and Negeri Sembilan with 1,043 cases.


New Selamat Cluster

The Malaysia Ministry of Health reports a new Selamat Cluster in Semporna, Sabah.

The index case (Case 9969) is a 32 year-old Malaysian female. She was found to be COVID-19 positive on 14 September 2020 in a screening test, when she was admitted to the Tawau Hospital for premature birth.

As a result of close contact screening and Active Case Detection, another positive case was detected – the medical officer who treated her.

As of 17 September 2020, a total of 118 individuals have been screened in this cluster :


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 1.27%.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far


Day 98 Of Recovery Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 98th 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!

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

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