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COVID-19 Malaysia : 19627 Cases, 12561 Healed, 180 Dead

Malaysia today reported a record 869 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths, but also discharged 302 patients who fully recovered!

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


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 302 Patients Discharged!

At 6 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 302 patients fully recovered from COVID-19, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 12,561 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 64.0%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 869 New Cases!

The surge continues with a record 869 new COVID-19 cases!

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 19,627, with 6,886 active cases – a shocking increase of 563 cases, and the second day Malaysia has above 6000 active cases for the first time during the Recovery MCO period.

They also shared that there are eight fewer patients in the ICU – 91 cases right now, and one less patient requiring respiratory support – 30 cases right now.

Here is the breakdown of cases, according to states. Sabah is at the top with 6,737 cases, followed by Selangor with 3,173 cases, Kuala Lumpur with 2,839 cases, and Kedah with 1,928 cases.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : FOUR Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced FOUR deaths today, which means a total of 180 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 0.92%.

Death #177 : Case 11,860 was a 78 year-old Malaysian male with a history of hypertension and chronic kidney disease. He passed away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Death #178 : Case 14,976 was an 88 year-old Malaysian male with a history of hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and stroke. He passed away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Death #179 : Case 16,652 was a 71 year-old Malaysian female, who died in the Tawau Hospital.

Death #180 : Case 19,209 was a 53 year-old foreign male who died in the Duchess of Kent Hospital.


COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far


Day 128 Of COVID-19 RMCO In Malaysia

Today marks the 128th 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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