COVID-19 in Malaysia Today : 1,593,602 Cases | 14,553 Dead

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Malaysia reported 20,837 new COVID-19 cases and 211 deaths, but discharged 18,613 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 24 August 2021…


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 18,613 Patients Discharged!

On 24 August 2021, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 18,613 patients fully recovered from COVID-19, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 1,316,336 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 82.6%.

Malaysia COVID-19 2021-08-24 cases 01


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 20,837 New Cases!

The third wave continues with 20,837 new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia!

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 1,593,602, with 262,713 active cases – a big increase of 2,013 cases!

They also shared that there are 23 additional patients in the ICU – 1,063 cases right now, and 9 additional patients requiring respiratory support – 511 cases right now.

SABAH3,3761642,094 –1,118
PULAU PINANG2,054274684 –1,096
KEDAH1,772311,152 –589
JOHOR1,743338897 –508
SARAWAK1,543356819 –368
KELANTAN1,422106975 –341
KUALA LUMPUR1,284195084753
PERAK1,242132496 –614
PAHANG52180346 –95
MELAKA396108111 –177
TERENGGANU38337266 –80
PERLIS742920 –25

COVID-19 in Malaysia Today : 1,593,602 Cases | 14,553 Dead


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 566,471 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 166,696 cases, Sabah with 127,806 cases, and Johor with 124,049 cases.

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COVID-19 In Malaysia : 211 Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced 211 deaths today!

That means a total of 14,553 people have died from COVID-19 – a mortality rate of 0.91%.

Malaysia COVID-19 2021-08-24 deaths


Day 71 Of National Recovery Plan In Malaysia

Today marks the 71st 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!

New CMCO SOP (December 2020) For Peninsular Malaysia


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

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