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COVID-19 Malaysia : 10,167 Cases, 9315 Healed, 130 Dead

Malaysia today reported 20 new COVID-19 cases, ONE death, but discharged 51 patients who fully recovered!

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

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 51 More Patients Recovered!

At 5 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 51 patients fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 9,315 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 91.6%.

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 20 New Cases!

They identified 20 new COVID-19 cases today :

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 10,167, with 722 active cases – a drop of 32 cases, and the 2nd day Malaysia has above 750 active cases for the 1st time during the RMCO period.

They also shared that there are one additional patient in the ICU – 12 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 2,627 cases, followed by Selangor with 2,206 cases, Negeri Sembilan with 1,044 cases, and Sabah with 1,044 cases.

 

New Bakau Cluster

The Bakau (Mangrove) Cluster is a new COVID-19 cluster identified today in Semporna, Sabah.

The index case is a 50 year-old Filipino female (Case 10145) who was also Death #129, as reported yesterday.

She was found to be COVID-19 positive on 16 September. Close contact screening found two more COVID-19 positive cases involving a Malaysian citizen and a foreigner.

They have both been admitted to the Tawau Hospital for treatment. As of 12 PM, 19 September 2020, 109 people in this cluster have undergone screening :

 

Sungai Cluster Update

The Sungai Cluster continues to generate new cases. As of 12 PM on 19 September 2020, 8 new cases were reported out of 29,935 screenings :

Kedah

Penang

Perlis

 

LD Benteng Cluster Update

The LD Benteng Cluster continues to generate new cases. As of 12 PM on 19 September 2020, 1 new case was detected out of 7,985 screenings :

Lahad Datu

Tawau

Sandakan

Out of all 7,985 screenings carried out :

Of the 551 positive cases :

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : ONE Death Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced ONE death today, which means a total of 130 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.28%.

Death #130 : Case 9578 was a 82 year-old Malaysian male with a history of stroke and immobility from a broken leg since March 2020.

He who experienced a fever on 4 September 2020, but did not seek treatment. On 7 September 2020, he was traced as a close contact to a child and a grandchild who were positive cases from the Sungai Cluster (Case 9458 and Case 9547).

He was admitted to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Kedah, and confirmed positive on 9 September 2020. His condition deteriorated and he was transferred to the ICU. However, he passed away at 5:45 PM on 18 September 2020.

 

COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far

 

Day 100 Of COVID-19 RMCO In Malaysia

Today marks the 100th 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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