COVID-19 Malaysia : 50390 Cases, 37254 Healed, 322 Dead

Malaysia reported 660 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths today, but also discharged 630 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 18 November 2020…

COVID-19 Malaysia : 50390 Cases, 37254 Healed, 322 Dead

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 630 Patients Discharged!

At 6 PM today, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 630 patients fully recovered from COVID-19, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 37,254 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 73.9%.

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COVID-19 In Malaysia : 660 New Cases!

The surge continues with 660 new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia!

  • 4 cases imported from overseas (2 citizens, 2 foreigners)
    – 2 cases
    : Turkey
    – 1 case each : India, Saudi Arabia
  • 656 local cases
    – 387 cases in Sabah
     : 177 from existing clusters, 85 from new Sabaru, Tomher and Garden clusters, 51 from close contact screening, 74 from assorted screening
    – 139 cases in Selangor : 65 from existing clusters, 2 from new Putra-18 Cluster, 28 from close contact screening, 44 from assorted screening
    – 31 cases in Negeri Sembilan : 25 from existing clusters, 2 from close contact screening, 4 from assorted screening
    – 29 cases in KL : 5 from existing clusters, 4 from new Murni Cluster, 4 from close contact screening, 16 from assorted screening
    16 cases in Penang : 10 from existing clusters, 4 from new Seri Pasir Cluster, 1 from close contact screening, 1 from SARI screening
    16 cases in Perak : 12 from existing clusters, 3 from SARI screening, 1 from close contact screening
    – 13 cases in Labuan : 5 from existing clusters, 4 from close contact screening, 4 from assorted screening
    11 cases in Kedah : all from existing clusters
    – 4 cases in Melaka : all from existing clusters
    – 3 cases in Sarawak : 3 from new Besi Demak Cluster
    – 3 cases in Johor : 2 from existing clusters, 1 from new Parit Kassan Cluster
    – 3 cases in Kelantan : from existing clusters
    – 1 case in Putrajaya : from new Putra-18 Cluster

Here is the breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, according to states. Sabah is at the top with 24,269 cases, followed by Selangor with 8,187 cases, Kuala Lumpur with 4,664 cases, and Negeri Sembilan with 3,609 cases.

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 50,390, with 12,814 active cases – an increase of 26 cases, and the 5th 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 – 103 cases right now, and 1 additional patient requiring respiratory support – 41 cases right now.

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : FOUR Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced FOUR deaths today, which means a total of 322 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 0.64%.

Death #319 : Case 25714 was an 80 year-old Malaysian female, with a history of hypertension, dyslipidemia and rheumatoid arthritis. She passed away in the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Perak.

Death #320 : Case 45075 was a 76 year-old Malaysian female, with a history of stroke. She passed away in the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Perak.

Death #321 : Case 49018 was a 59 year-old Malaysian male, who passed away in the Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sabah.

Death #322 : Case 49017 was a 62 year-old foreign female, with a history of stroke. She passed away in the Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sabah.

COVID-19 in Malaysia : 224 Healthcare Workers Infected

 

Day 160 Of COVID-19 RMCO In Malaysia

Today marks the 160th 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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