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COVID-19 in Malaysia : 224 Healthcare Workers Infected

The Malaysia Ministry of Health just announced that 224 healthcare workers have been confirmed to be COVID-19 positive. Here are the details…


COVID-19 in Malaysia : Situation On 11 April 2020

The fight against COVID-19 in Malaysia continues, with 184 new cases on 10 April 2020, bringing up the total to 4,530 cases.

Malaysia also discharged 165 patients who have fully recovered, for a total of 1995 recoveries – a recovery rate of 44.0% so far.

Unfortunately, another 3 patients died, which means a total of 73 people have died of COVID-19 in Malaysia – a mortality rate of 1.61%.

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COVID-19 in Malaysia : 224 Healthcare Workers Infected

The Malaysia Ministry of Health announced today that, as of 12 PM on 11 April 2020, a total of 224 healthcare workers were confirmed COVID-19 positive.

That means 86 new cases (+62.3%) were reported since 2 April 2020, when the total was 138 healthcare workers.

However, none were infected through managing patients in the COVID-19 wards or ICUs in their healthcare facilities.


Measures On Improving Safety Of Healthcare Workers

The Malaysia Ministry of Health will undertake these measures to ensure the continued safety and health of their healthcare workers (HCWs) :

The Malaysia Ministry of Health also STRONGLY advises all healthcare workers, including private medical practitioners and NGOs to wear face masks while managing or treating patients.


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

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

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