COVID-19 Malaysia : 48520 Cases, 35606 Healed, 313 Dead

Malaysia reported 1103 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths today, but also discharged 821 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 16 November 2020…

COVID-19 Malaysia : 48520 Cases, 35606 Healed, 313 Dead

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 821 Patients Discharged!

At 6 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 821 patients fully recovered from COVID-19, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 35606 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 73.4%.

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COVID-19 In Malaysia : 1103 New Cases!

The surge continues with 1103 new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia!

  • 1 case imported from overseas
    – in Selangor
    : Malaysian citizen from Saudi Arabia
  • 1102 local cases
    – 392 cases in KL
     : 385 from existing clusters, 3 from close contact screening, 4 from assorted screening
    – 288 cases in Sabah : 40 from existing clusters, 15 from new Matambai Cluster, 158 from close contact screening, 75 from assorted screening
    – 150 cases in Selangor : 99 from existing clusters, 24 from close contact screening, 2 from SARI screening, 25 from assorted screening
    – 116 cases in Perak : 113 from existing clusters, 1 from close contact screening, 1 from SARI screening, 1 from assorted screening
    90 cases in Negeri Sembilan : 84 from existing clusters, 3 from close contact screening, 3 from assorted screening
    26 cases in Penang : 19 from existing clusters, 7 from close contact screening
    – 10 cases in Kedah : 8 from existing clusters, 2 from assorted screening
    8 cases in Johor : 5 from existing clusters, 3 from assorted screening
    – 8 cases in Labuan : 4 from existing clusters, 2 from close contact screening, 2 from assorted screening
    – 7 cases in Kelantan : 3 from existing clusters, 4 from close contact screening
    – 4 cases in Terengganu : all from close contact screening
    – 1 case in Putrajaya : from existing cluster
    – 1 case in Melaka : from existing cluster
    – 1 case in Sarawak : from assorted screening

Here is the breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, according to states. Sabah is at the top with 23,383 cases, followed by Selangor with 7,775 cases, Kuala Lumpur with 4,368 cases, and Negeri Sembilan with 3,511 cases.

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 48,520, with 12,601 active cases – an increase of 278 cases, and the 3rd day Malaysia has more than 12,000 active cases during the Recovery MCO period.

They also shared that there are 2 fewer patients in the ICU – 102 cases right now, and 3 fewer patients requiring respiratory support – 39 cases right now.

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : FOUR Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced FOUR deaths today, which means a total of 313 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 0.65%.

Death #310 : Case 46590 was a 46 year-old Malaysian male, who passed away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Sabah.

Death #311 : Case 25297 was a 54 year-old Malaysian male, with a history of hypertension. He passed away in the Tawau Hospital in Sabah.

Death #312 : Case 40556 was a 73 year-old Malaysian female, with a history of diabetes, hypertension, heart arrhythmia, chronic obstructive airway disease and Alzheimer’s disease. She passed away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Sabah.

Death #313 : Case 38793 was a 51 year-old foreign female, with a history of diabetes, hypertension and stroke. She passed away in the Tawau Hospital in Sabah.

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 224 Healthcare Workers Infected

 

Day 158 Of COVID-19 RMCO In Malaysia

Today marks the 158th 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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