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Current Updates on COVID-19 in Malaysia [28 August 2020]

The Ministry of Health (MOH) would like to inform that 36 cases have recovered and discharged well today. Cumulatively, 9,030 confirmed...


The Ministry of Health (MOH) would like to inform that 36 cases have recovered and discharged well today. Cumulatively, 9,030 confirmed COVID-19 cases have fully recovered and discharged well (97.0% of total cumulative cases).

A total of 10 additional confirmed COVID-19 case were reported to the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) MOH today. Cumulatively there are now 9,306 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Malaysia. Therefore, there are currently 151 active and infective COVID-19 cases. They have all been isolated and given treatment. 

Of the 10 additional cases reported today, eight (8) are imported cases who were infected overseas, involving one (1) Malaysian and seven (7) non-Malaysians. 

Of the two (2) local transmission cases, one (1) case is a Malaysian and one (1) case is a non-Malaysian. The Malaysian case was detected in Kedah from symptomatic screening. The non-Malaysian case was detected in Selangor from screening of detainees (illegal migrants) at the Semenyih Immigration Detention Centre.

Currently, eight (8) confirmed COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment in the intensive care units (ICUs), with six (6) patients on ventilation support.

No additional COVID-19 death was reported to the National CPRC MOH today. Cumulatively, there remains 125 COVID-19 deaths in Malaysia (1.34% of total cumulative cases).