Malaysia reported 1219 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths, but discharged 1346 patients who fully recovered!
Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 17 March 2021…
COVID-19 In Malaysia : 1346 Patients Discharged!
On 17 March 2021, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 1346 patients fully recovered from COVID-19, and were discharged today!
That means a total of 310,958 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 95.0%.
COVID-19 In Malaysia : 1219 New Cases!
The third wave continues with 1219 new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia!
- 7 cases imported from overseas
– 4 in Johor, 3 in KL
- 1212 local cases
– 499 cases in Selangor : 100 from existing clusters, 156 from new Meranti Jaya, Subang Dua and Jalan Lada Sulah clusters, 150 from close contact screening, 93 from assorted screening.
– 225 cases in Sarawak : 32 from existing clusters, 4 from new Jalan Merpati Cluster, 142 from close contact screening, 47 from assorted screening
– 165 cases in Johor : 72 from existing clusters, 41 from new Jalan Hang Tuah, Kayu Gading and Andromeda clusters, 37 from close contact screening, 19 from assorted screening
– 69 cases in Penang : 31 from close contact screening, 38 from assorted screening
– 51 cases in KL : 5 from existing clusters, 19 from close contact screening, 27 from assorted screening
– 46 cases in Negeri Sembilan : 9 from existing clusters, 24 from new Jalan Perdana and Tembok Muhasabah clusters, 8 from close contact screening, 5 from assorted screening
– 36 cases in Perak : 15 from existing clusters, 12 from close contact screening, 9 from assorted screening
– 31 cases in Sabah : 2 from existing clusters, 4 from new Taman Ria Enam Cluster, 17 from close contact screening, 8 from assorted screening
– 26 cases in Kedah : 2 from existing clusters, 18 from close contact screening, 6 from assorted screening
– 20 cases in Melaka : 16 from existing clusters, 3 from close contact screening, 1 from assorted screening
– 19 cases in Kelantan : 6 from existing clusters, 7 from new Banggol Lepah and Jalan Long Yunus clusters, 3 from close contact screening, 3 from assorted screening
– 15 cases in Terengganu : 13 from existing clusters, 2 from assorted screening
– 5 cases in Putrajaya : all from close contact screening
– 3 cases in Pahang : all from assorted screening
– 1 case in Perlis : from assorted screening
– 1 case in Labuan : from existing cluster
This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 327,253, with 15,075 active cases – a big drop of 129 cases.
They also shared that there are 2 additional patients in the ICU – 154 cases right now, and 4 fewer patients requiring respiratory support – 64 cases right now.
COVID-19 In Malaysia : Cases Breakdown By State
Here is the breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, according to states.
Selangor is at the top with 110,197 cases, followed by Sabah with 54,001 cases, Johor with 39,464 cases, and Kuala Lumpur with 36,620 cases.
COVID-19 In Malaysia : 2 Deaths Today
The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced 2 deaths today. That means a total of 1,220 people have died from COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 0.37%.
Death #1219 : Case 252696 was a 75 year-old Malaysian male, with history of diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and heart disease. He passed away at the Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sabah.
Death #1220 : Case 263003 was a 58 year-old Malaysian female, with history of hypertension. She passed away at the Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sabah.
Day 64 Of CMCO / RMCO 2.0 In Malaysia
Under CMCO / RMCO 2.0, inter-district travel is allowed, but not interstate travel. And businesses are allowed to operate, subject to SOP.
Recommended : MCO 2.0 Over, Now CMCO + RMCO Until 18 March 2021!
COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!
Here are a few simple steps to stay safe from COVID-19 :
- Avoid suspected cases or disease hotspots, like hospitals, if possible!
- Avoid public events and crowds
- Keep our hands clean with soap or hand sanitiser
- If you need to wear a surgical mask, make sure you put it on and remove it properly!
Recommended : COVID-19 : Hand Sanitiser or Soap? Which Is Better?
Recommended : Surgical Mask : How To CORRECTLY Wear + Remove!
Recommended : Grocery Shopping Safety During COVID-19
Recommended : COVID-19 Food Safety : Fruits, Vegetables, Takeouts
- 1220 COVID-19 Deaths In Malaysia As Of 17 March 2021
- CMCO + RMCO Extension + Changes Until 31 March 2021!
- Dining In Pahang Limited To 1 Hour Per Customer!
- NO NEED To Scan MySejahtera Every Hour While Dining!
- MySejahtera Now Shows Correct Vaccination Dates!
- Latest CMCO / PKPB SOP : 12 March 2021 Edition!
- Latest RMCO / PKPP SOP : 12 March 2021 Edition!
- COVID-19, Emergency Fake News : Up to RM500K Fine + 6 Year Jail!
- MKN : CMCO + RMCO SOP Changes On 9 March 2021!
- MKN : Work From Home Still Apply In CMCO Areas!
- Remote Control Electricity Saver Scam Alert!
- COVID-19 Vaccination : You Can Register Online / By Phone!
- Travel SOP For Sabah, Labuan + Sarawak (March 2021)
- Village Grocer KL Gateway : Cashier Positive For COVID-19!
- MySejahtera : No Need To Register Again For Vaccination!
- How To Register For COVID-19 Vaccine On MySejahtera!
- SUKE Highway Collapse Due To Overloaded Trailer!
- Ismail Sabri : Klang Valley One Zone, But Putrajaya Off-Limits!
- Inter-District Travel Allowed Across Malaysia, Except In Sabah!
- MCO 2.0 Over, Now CMCO + RMCO Until 18 March 2021!
- CoronaVac Vaccine Now In Malaysia, But No Approval Yet!
- Malaysian AES + Speed Trap Camera Locations For 2020!
- Did China Create These Amazing Dancing Robots?
- Can A Ringing Phone Cause A Gas Stove To Explode?
- Can You Cure A Heart Attack By Slapping The Elbow?
- Soap vs Sanitiser : Which Works Better Against COVID-19?
If you like our work, you can help support us by visiting our sponsors, or even donating to our fund. Any help you can render is greatly appreciated!