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Current Updates on COVID-19 in Malaysia [16 August 2020]


The Ministry of Health (MOH) would like to inform that 28 cases have fully recovered and discharged today. Cumulatively, 8,859 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been discharged (96.3% of total cumulative cases).

A total of 25 additional confirmed COVID-19 case were reported to the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) MOH today. Cumulatively there are now 9,200 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Malaysia. Therefore, there are currently 216 active and infective COVID-19 cases. They have all been isolated and given treatment.

 Of the 25 additional cases reported today, 16 are imported cases who were infected overseas, involving 11 Malaysians and five (5) non-Malaysians.

Of the nine (9) local transmission cases, seven (7) casesare among Malaysians and two (2) cases among non-Malaysians.

Currently, seven (7) confirmed COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment in the intensive care units (ICUs), and two (2) patients are 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 (1.36% of total cumulative cases).