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COVID-19 Malaysia : 10,147 Cases, 9264 Healed, 129 Dead

Malaysia today reported a spike of 95 new COVID-19 cases, ONE death, and discharged 14 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 18 September 2020…


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 14 More Patients Recovered!

At 5 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 14 patients fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 9,264 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 91.3%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 95 New Cases!

They identified a spike of 95 new COVID-19 cases today :

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 10,147, with 754 active cases – an increase of 80 cases, and the 1st day Malaysia went above 750 active cases for the 1st time during the RMCO period.

They also shared that there are two fewer patients in the ICU – 11 cases right now, and no change in patients 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 2,205 cases, Negeri Sembilan with 1,044 cases, and Sabah with 1,036 cases.


LD Benteng Cluster Update

The LD Benteng Cluster continues to generate new cases. As of 12 PM on 18 September 2020, 76 new cases were detected out of 7,814 screenings :

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Out of all 7,814 screenings carried out :

Of the 550 positive cases :


COVID-19 In Malaysia : ONE Death Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced ONE death today, which means a total of 129 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.27%.

Death #129 : Case 10,145 was a 50 year-old Filipino female who experienced cough and breathing difficulties on 14 September 2020. She sought treatment at a medical center and was referred to the Semporna Hospital.

However, she did not go to the Semporna Hospital, and was found unconscious. She was taken to the Semporna Hospital where she was pronounced dead on 14 September. A screening test showed that she was positive for COVID-19.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far


Day 99 Of Recovery Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Today marks the 99th 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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