COVID-19 in Malaysia Today : 1,746,254 Cases | 16,664 Dead

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Malaysia reported 20,897 new COVID-19 cases and 282 deaths, but discharged 18,465 patients who fully recovered!

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Malaysia on 31 August 2021…


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 18,465 Patients Discharged!

On 31 August 2021, the Malaysia Ministry of Health announced that another 18,465 patients fully recovered from COVID-19, and were discharged today!

That means a total of 1,461,727 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered in Malaysia so far! That’s a recovery rate of 83.7%.


COVID-19 In Malaysia : 20,897 New Cases!

The third wave continues with 20,897 new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia!

This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia to 1,746,254, with 267,863 active cases – a big increase of 2,150 cases!

They also shared that there are 28 fewer patients in the ICU – 1,005 cases right now, and 12 fewer patients requiring respiratory support – 464 cases right now.

PULAU PINANG1,7321275651,040
KUALA LUMPUR1,0037503493

COVID-19 in Malaysia Today : 1,746,254 Cases | 16,664 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 603,995 cases, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 173,239 cases, Sabah with 147,843 cases, and Johor with 138,647 cases.

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COVID-19 In Malaysia : 282 Deaths Today

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced 282 deaths today!

That means a total of 16,664 people have died from COVID-19 – a mortality rate of 0.95%.


Day 79 Of National Recovery Plan In Malaysia

Today marks the 79th 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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