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Current Updates on COVID-19 in Malaysia [19 May 2020]


The Ministry of Health (MOH) would like to inform that 31 cases have fully recovered and discharged well today. Cumulatively, 5,646 confirmed COVID-19 cases have fully recovered (80.9% of total cumulative cases).

A total of 37 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported to the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) MOH today. Cumulatively there are now 6,978 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Malaysia. Therefore, there are currently 1,218 active and infective COVID-19 cases. Of the 37 additional cases reported today, two (2) are imported cases who were infected overseas, while 35 cases are local transmission involving 22 non-Malaysians.

Currently, 11 confirmed COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment in intensive care units (ICU), and of these, six (6) cases are on ventilation support.

Regretfully, one (1) additional COVID-19 death was reported to the National CPRC MOH today. Cumulatively, there are now 114 COVID-19 deaths in Malaysia (1.63% of total cumulative cases)