COVID-19 Malaysia : 10,276 Cases, 9395 Healed, 130 Dead

Malaysia today reported 57 new COVID-19 cases, but NO death, and discharged 40 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 21 September 2020…

COVID-19 Malaysia : 10,276 Cases, 9395 Healed, 130 Dead

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 40 More Patients Recovered!

At 5 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 40 patients fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 9,395 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 91.4%.

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COVID-19 In Malaysia : 57 New Cases!

They identified 57 new COVID-19 cases today :

  • 6 cases imported from overseas
    – 3 cases in KL : 1 Malaysian citizen from the UK, 1 foreigner each from Pakistan and Zambia.
    – 3 cases in Selangor : all foreigners from Indonesia.
  • 45 local cases involving Malaysian citizens
    – 44 cases in Sabah : 13 from Pulau Cluster, 11 from Selamat Cluster, 5 from new Kuarters Cluster, 3 from LD Benteng Cluster, 2 from SARI screening at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 2 from screening of symptomatic cases in Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Lahad Datu Hospital, 2 from lockup detainee screening at the IPD Beaufort, 2 from CCRC screening, 1 from close contact screening of Case 9390, 1 from screening of healthcare worker at Lahad Datu Hospital, 1 from ILI screening at Tawau Health Clinic, 1 pre-surgical screening at Likas Women and Children Hospital
    – 1 case in Kedah : from Sungai Cluster
  • 6 local cases involving foreigners
    – 4 cases in Sabah : 2 from LD Benteng Cluster, 1 from Pulau Cluster, 1 from Selamat Cluster, 1 screening of referral to Tawau Hospital
    – 1 case in Selangor : pre-surgical case in HKL

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 10,276, with 751 active cases – an increase of 17 cases, and the 11th day Malaysia has above 500 active cases for the 1st time during the RMCO period.

They also shared that there is one less patient in the ICU – 9 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 2,636 cases, followed by Selangor with 2,214 cases, Sabah with 1,129 cases, and Negeri Sembilan with 1,044 cases.

 

New Kuarters Cluster

The Kuarters Cluster is a new COVID-19 cluster identified today in Tongod, Sandakan, Sabah.

This cluster was identified from a screening of the Tongod District after a healthcare worker had a positive result to an RTK Antigen on 4 September 2020, although the rt-PCR test came back negative.

Screening of the Tongod District started on 6 September 2020, detected 5 positive cases – Cases 10253 through 10257. All Malaysian citizens, they have been admitted to the Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sandakan for treatment

As of 12 PM, 21 September 2020, a total of 117 individuals were screened with these results :

  • 5 positive cases
  • 112 individuals who tested negative

 

Pulau Cluster Update

The Selamat Cluster continues to generate new cases in Sabah. As of 12 PM on 21 September 2020, 14 new cases were reported out of 451 screenings :

Kunak

  • 14 new positive cases, 26 cases total
  • 155 negative individuals
  • 190 individuals awaiting results

Semporna

  • 3 positive cases total
  • 77 individuals awaiting results

Pulau Cluster 15 September 2020

 

LD Benteng Cluster Update

The LD Benteng Cluster continues to generate new cases. As of 12 PM on 21 September 2020, 5 new cases were detected out of 9,610 screenings :

Tawau

  • 426 cases total
  • 5,109 negative individuals
  • 1,599 individuals waiting for their results

Lahad Datu

  • 5 new cases, 156 cases total
  • 1,306 negative individuals
  • 1,013 individuals waiting for their results

Sandakan

  • 1 case in total

LD Benteng Cluster 21 September 2020

Out of all 9,610 screenings carried out :

  • 1,520 prisoners : 475 positive
  • 1,159 prison + IPD staff : 24 positive
  • 1,394 close contacts of staff family and prisoners : 26 positive
  • 1,384 government officers (others) : 0 positive
  • 4,153 social contacts : 58 positive

Of the 583 positive cases :

  • 293 are Malaysian citizens
  • 192 are citizens of the Philippines
  • 101 are Indonesian citizens

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : NO Death Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced NO death today, which means a total of 130 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.27%.

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 224 Healthcare Workers Infected

 

COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far

  • Case 178 : 34 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 358 : 60 year-old Malaysian male with a history of chronic illness.
  • Case 152 : 58 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 238 : 50 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1031 : 79 year-old Malaysian female with close contact with two COVID-19 positive cases.
  • Case 1032 : 40 year-old Malaysian female, who was daughter of Case 1031.
  • Case 290 : 57 year-old Malaysian male with history of travel to Vietnam, and contact with Tabligh participant.
  • Case 781 : 69 year-old Malaysian male from the Tabligh gathering cluster.
  • Case 890 : 48 year-old Malaysian male with history of travel to Turkey.
  • Case 259 : 74 year-old Malaysian male from the Tabligh gathering cluster.
  • Case 1070 : 70 year-old Malaysian male, with history of foreign travel.
  • Case 1114 : 70 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1006 : 49 year-old Malaysian male, who was son of Case 1031.
  • Case 595 : 51 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of a COVID-19 positive Tabligh participant.
  • Case 1519 : 71 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of a COVID-19 positive Tabligh participant.
  • Case 1334 : 75 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source
  • Case 1251 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1625 : 56 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1246 : 68 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 780 : 76 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1588 : 63 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1797 : 48 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1480 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1056 : 35 year-old Malaysian male, with history of travel to Indonesia.
  • Case 2031 : 83 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1321 : 53 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 1309.
  • Case 2162 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2321 : 91 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2123 : 64 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2322 : 76 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2323 : 27 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1239 : 50 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1249 : 37 year-old Malaysian male, with history of travel to India.
  • Case 737 : 77 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1952 : 57 year-old Malaysian male with history of travel to Indonesia.
  • Case 1941 : 47 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2471 : 46 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2269 : 48 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 2750.
  • Case 2626 : 69 year-old Malaysian man with history of travel to Saudi Arabia.
  • Case 2627 : 69 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1275 : 40 year-old Indonesian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2628 : 81 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2629 : 73 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 193 : 80 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 115.
  • Case 1053 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 486
  • Case 2909 : 37 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2910 : 78 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2572 : 85 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 1273 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 2107.
  • Case 1767 : 69 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2561 : 84 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2122 : 52 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2034 : 73 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2149 : 85 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 860 : 66 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2850 : 56 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 1031.
  • Case 1575 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2210 : 72 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 1031.
  • Case 3484 : 68 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 3073 : 53 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2200 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 3663 : 67 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Cases 1265, 1266, 1267, 1404 and 2549.
  • Case 3794 : 71 year-old Malaysian male, history of attending a religious gathering in Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Case 2903 : 58 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 1906 : 69 year-old Pakistani male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 2798 : 59 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 2864 : 23 year-old Malaysian female, close contact with Cases 2469 and 2470, and part of the Kuching church conference cluster.
  • Case 694 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, a close contact of Case 159 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 4229 : 77 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4230 : 88 year-old Malaysian female, a close contact of Case 1684.
  • Case 3091 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, a close contact of Case 452 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 537 : 71 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 2399 : 63 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4531 : 54 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 3469 : 90 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4314 : 47 year-old Malaysian female, unknown source.
  • Case 2797 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 703 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 4532 : male of unknown citizenship and age, unknown source.
  • Case 2052 : 65 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4818 : 63 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4521 : 74 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 4088 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 1649 : 81 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 4088 who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 4988 : 69 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 4711 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 5064 : 85 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 4657 from the Bali PUI cluster.
  • Case 5183 : 85 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 2321.
  • Case 2657 : 60 year-old Malaysian male, unknown source.
  • Case 5252 : 36 year-old Myanmarese male, unknown source.
  • Case 4769 : 51 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 2726.
  • Case 2050 : 72 year-old Malaysian female, close contact (mother) of Case 2053.
  • Case 4090 : 69 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 5332 : 92 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 4711.
  • Case 5483 : 72 year-old Malaysian female, unknown cause.
  • Case 3871 : 32 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 3662.
  • Case 4129 : 67 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 1575
  • Case 2978 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 1345.
  • Case 2354 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 2806 : 62 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 1346.
  • Case 4087 : 78 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 3628 : 67 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 4657 : 64 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 4476 from the Bali PUI cluster.
  • Case 5282 : 72 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 5441 : 66 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 4818.
  • Case 5539 : 82 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 5837 : 64 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 830 : 47 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 2380 : 51 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 2499 : 74 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 1276.
  • Case 6657 : 63 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 6743 : 30 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 5165 : 90 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 6780 : 39 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 6856 : 53 year-old Malaysian female, unknown cause.
  • Case 6942 : 77 year-old Malaysian female, unknown cause.
  • Case 3616 : 65 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 7733 : 61 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 2296 : 79 year-old Malaysian female, close contact of Case 1508.
  • Case 824 : 61 year-old Malaysian male who attended the Tabligh congregation.
  • Case 8370 : 85 year-old Malaysian female, unknown cause.
  • Case 8403 : 96 year-old Malaysian female, unknown cause.
  • Case 7468 : 67 year-old Indian male, Bukit Jalil DTI detainee
  • Case 8702 : 72 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 8770 : 72 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 8743 : 63 year-old Malaysian female, unknown cause.
  • Case 8974 : 64 year-old Filipino male, unknown cause.
  • Case 9290 : 76 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 9124 : 62 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 9174 : 80 year-old Malaysian female, Tawar Cluster.
  • Case 10,145 : 50 year-old Filipino female, unknown cause.
  • Case 9578 : 82 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Cases 9458 and 9547.

 

Day 102 Of COVID-19 RMCO In Malaysia

Today marks the 102nd 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 :

  • Avoid suspected cases or disease hotpots, like hospitals, if possible!
  • Avoid public events and crowds
  • Keep our hands clean with soap or hand sanitiser
  • Keep our home, office, vehicles, etc. clean
  • If you need to wear a surgical mask, make sure you put it on and remove it properly!
  • Wash your food with water (and soap) after purchase and before preparation

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