COVID-19 Malaysia : 10,505 Cases, 9602 Healed, 133 Dead

Malaysia today reported 147 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths, and discharged 39 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 23 September 2020…

COVID-19 Malaysia : 10,505 Cases, 9602 Healed, 133 Dead

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 39 More Patients Recovered!

At 5 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 39 patients fully recovered, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 9,563 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 : 147 New Cases!

They identified 147 new COVID-19 cases today :

  • 4 cases imported from overseas
    – all cases in KL : 3 Malaysian citizens from India, and 1 foreigner from Indonesia
  • 119 local cases involving Malaysian citizens
    – 106 cases in Sabah : 90 from LD Benteng Cluster, 6 from Bangau-Bangau Cluster, 2 from Pulau Cluster, 4 from SARI screening, 3 from healthcare worker screening (Semporna Hospital), 1 from screening of IPD Semporna detainee
    – 5 cases in Kedah : 4 from Sungai Cluster, 1 from community screening
    – 2 cases in Selangor : 1 from close contact screening of Case 10286 with history of travel from Semporna, 1 from workplace screening with history of travel from Semporna
    – 1 case in KL : screening of returnee from high-risk area (Sabah)
    – 1 case in Kelantan : screening at International Port of Entry of returnee from Sabah
  • 28 local cases involving foreigners
    – all cases in Sabah : 15 from LD Benteng Cluster, 8 from Laut Cluster, 2 from Bangau-Bangau Cluster, 2 from new Udin Cluster, 1 from SARI screening

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 10,505, with 770 active cases – an increase of 105 cases, and the 13th day Malaysia has above 500 active cases for the 1st time during the RMCO period.

They also shared that there is one fewer patient in the ICU – 8 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 2,650 cases, followed by Selangor with 2,217 cases, Sabah with 1,323 cases, and Negeri Sembilan with 1,044 cases.

 

New Udin COVID-19 Cluster In Malaysia

The Udin Cluster is a new COVID-19 cluster identified today in Tawau, Sabah.

The index case (Case 9894) is a 72 year-old Malaysian female, who was identified from a screening of senior citizens at the Merotai Health Clinic in Tawau on 12 September 2020.

Close contact screening detected two more COVID-19 cases – both Filipino citizens. They are asymptomatic, and have been admitted to the Tawau Hospital for treatment.

As of 12 PM, 23 September 2020, a total of 128 individuals were screened with these results :

  • 3 positive cases
  • 71 negative individuals
  • 54 individuals still waiting for results

Udin Cluster 23 September 2020

 

LD Benteng Cluster Update

The LD Benteng Cluster continues to generate new cases. As of 12 PM on 23 September 2020, 105 new cases were detected out of 10,389 screenings :

Tawau

  • 104 new cases, 570 cases total
  • 5,109 negative individuals
  • 2,147 individuals waiting for their results

Lahad Datu

  • 1 new case, 158 cases total
  • 1,490 negative individuals
  • 914 individuals waiting for their results

Sandakan

  • 1 case in total

Out of all 10,389 screenings carried out :

  • 1,736 prisoners : 617 positive
  • 1,159 prison + IPD staff : 24 positive
  • 1,394 close contacts of staff family and prisoners : 27 positive
  • 1,518 government officers (others) : 0 positive
  • 4,582 social contacts : 59 positive

Of the 729 positive cases :

  • 315 are Malaysian citizens
  • 202 are citizens of the Philippines
  • 113 are Indonesian citizens

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : THREE Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced THREE deaths today, which means a total of 133 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.27%.

Death #131 : Case 10495 was a 48 year-old Indonesian female with a history of diabetes and hypertension. She started experiencing weakness, vomiting, cough and fever on 14 September 2020. She was brought to the Tawau Hospital Emergency Department on 18 September half-conscious, and was transferred to the ICU on 19 September. But she passed away on the same day at 10:20 PM. A COVID-19 screening test came back positive on 22 September 2020.

Death #132 : Case 10493 was a 54 year-old Malaysian male who sought treatment at the Semporna Hospital Emergency Department on 18 September 2020 for fever, cough and breathing difficulties. A COVID-19 screening was administered and he was referred to the Tawau Hospital on 20 September 2020, and placed into the ICU. He passed away on 22 September 2020 at 6:55 PM. On the same day, his COVID-19 test came back positive.

Death #133 : Case 9224 was a 72 year-old Malaysian male with a history of stroke. He was detected as a close contact of Case 9124 (Death #127) from the Tawar Cluster. He was asymptomatic but tested positive for COVID-19 on 19 August and admitted to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Alor Setar. His condition deteriorated and he was transferred to the ICU. He passed away on 23 September 2020 at 3:40 AM.

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.
  • Case 10495 : 48 year-old Indonesian female, unknown cause.
  • Case 10493 : 54 year-old Malaysian male, unknown cause.
  • Case 9224 : 72 year-old Malaysian male, close contact of Case 9124 (Death #127) from the Tawar Cluster.

 

Day 104 Of COVID-19 RMCO In Malaysia

Today marks the 104th 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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