COVID-19 Malaysia : 25742 Cases, 16555 Healed, 221 Dead

Malaysia reported a record 1228 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths today, but also discharged 671 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 24 October 2020…

COVID-19 Malaysia : 25742 Cases, 16555 Healed, 221 Dead

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 671 Patients Discharged!

At 6 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 671 patients fully recovered from COVID-19, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 16,555 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 64.3%.

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COVID-19 In Malaysia : 1228 New Cases!

The surge continues with a RECORD 1228 new COVID-19 cases!

  • 11 cases imported from overseas
    in KL : 5 from Singapore, 3 from Indonesia, 2 from China and 1 from the UAE
  • 1217 local cases
    – 889 cases in Sabah
    : 500 from existing clusters including new Mesra and Megah clusters, 253 from close contact screening, 136 from assorted screening.
    – 96 cases in Negeri Sembilan : 42 from existing clusters, 54 from new Kaya Cluster.
    – 76 cases in Selangor : 26 from existing clusters, 1 from new Bah Kayu Cluster, 36 from close contact screening, 13 from assorted screening
    – 76 cases in Kedah : 74 from existing clusters, 2 from screening of returnees from high-risk area (Sabah)
    – 23 cases in Penang : 19 from existing clusters, 3 from close contact screening, 1 from assorted screening
    – 21 cases in Labuan : 20 from existing clusters, 1 from close contact screening
    – 10 cases in Perak : 5 from existing clusters, 5 from assorted screening
    – 8 cases in KL : 4 from close contact screening, 2 from existing clusters, 2 from assorted screening
    – 8 cases in Sarawak : 3 from new Baki Cluster, 3 from close contact screening, 2 from assorted screening
    – 7 cases in Johor : 5 from new Kempas Cluster, 1 from close contact screening, 1 from assorted screening
    – 3 cases in Melaka : 2 from close contact screening, 1 from from assorted screening

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 25,742, with 8,966 active cases – a shocking increase of 550 cases, and the third day Malaysia has above 8000 active cases for the first time during the Recovery MCO period.

They also shared that there are two additional patients in the ICU – 92 cases right now, and three additional patients requiring respiratory support – 31 cases right now.

Here is the breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, according to states. Sabah is at the top with 11,285 cases, followed by Selangor with 3,880 cases, Kuala Lumpur with 2,939 cases, and Kedah with 2,044 cases.

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : SEVEN Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced SEVEN deaths today, which means a total of 221 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 0.86%.

Death #215 : Case 13,507 was a 88 year-old Malaysian male, with a history of hypertension. He passed away at the Tuaran Hospital in Sabah.

Death #216 : Case 14,008 was a 60 year-old Malaysian male, with a history of hypertension, asthma and gout. He passed away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Sabah.

Death #217 : Case 13,698 was a 62 year-old Malaysian male, with a history of diabetes. He passed away at the Tawau Hospital in Sabah.

Death #218 : Case 24,324 was a 75 year-old Malaysian male, with a history of hypertension. He passed away at the Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sabah.

Death #219 : Case 24,323 was a 72 year-old Malaysian male, with a history of dyslipidemia, Parkinson’s disease and cataracts. He passed away at the Duchess of Kent Hospital.

Death #220 : Case 25,403 was a 47 year-old Malaysian male, with a history of hypertension, and chronic kidney disease. He passed away at the Lahad Datu Hospital.

Death #221 : Case 25,718 was a 63 year-old Malaysian male, with a history of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, chronic kidney disease and hydrocephalus. He passed away at the Penang Hospital.

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 224 Healthcare Workers Infected

 

COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia So Far

 

Day 135 Of COVID-19 RMCO In Malaysia

Today marks the 135th 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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