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COVID-19 in Malaysia Today : 1,489,460 Cases | 13,480 Dead

Malaysia reported a record 22,948 new COVID-19 cases and 178 deaths, but discharged 21,720 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 19 August 2021…

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 21,720 Patients Discharged!

On 19 August 2021, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 21,720 patients fully recovered from COVID-19, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 1,220,446 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 81.9%.

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 22,948 New Cases!

The third wave continues with a record 22,948 new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia!

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 1,489,460, with 255,534 active cases – a big increase of 1,050 cases!

They also shared that there are no additional patients in the ICU – 1,060 cases right now, and 12 fewer patients requiring respiratory support – 528 cases right now.

STATES NEW
CASES
FROM
CLUSTERS
FROM CLOSE
CONTACTS
IMPORTED OTHERS
SELANGOR 7,175 367 3,984 2,824
SABAH 2,583 123 1,503 957
KEDAH 2,137 114 1,297 726
PULAU PINANG 1,655 127 438 3 1,087
JOHOR 1,526 172 866 488
KUALA LUMPUR 1,439 2 753 5 679
KELANTAN 1,271 174 825 272
PERAK 1,229 183 436 610
SARAWAK 1,206 95 745 1 365
MELAKA 737 195 258 284
PAHANG 736 176 453 107
TERENGGANU 621 65 483 73
NEGERI SEMBILAN 556 35 298 223
PERLIS 42 1 12 29
PUTRAJAYA 26 16 10
LABUAN 9 2 7
TOTAL 22,948 1,829 12,369 9 8,741

 

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 538,146 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 160,650 cases, Johor with 116,667 cases, and Sabah with 113,929 cases.

 

COVID-19 In Malaysia : 178 Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced 178 deaths today!

That means a total of 13,480 people have died from COVID-19 – a mortality rate of 0.91%.

 

Day 66 Of National Recovery Plan In Malaysia

Today marks the 66th day of the National Recovery Plan (PPN), which was announced on 15 June 2021.

Under PPN, states have to achieve certain criteria to shift from Phase 1 (most stringent restrictions) to Phase 2, Phase 3 and Phase 4 (most relaxed restrictions).

Read more : Malaysia National Recovery Plan : 8 August 2021 Edition!

 

COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

Here are a few simple steps to stay safe from COVID-19 :

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