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Current Updates on COVID-19 in Malaysia [17 October 2020]



The Ministry of Health (MOH) would like to inform that 302 cases have fully recovered and discharged today. Cumulatively, 12,561 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been discharged (64% of total cumulative cases).
 
A total of 869 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported to the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) MOH today, all local transmission cases. Cumulatively there are 19,627 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Malaysia. Therefore, there are currently 6,886 active and infective COVID-19 cases. They have all been isolated and given treatment.
 
Of the 869 local transmission cases, 745 cases are Malaysians and 124 cases are non-Malaysians.
 
Currently, 91 confirmed COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment in the intensive care units (ICUs), with 30 patients on ventilation support.
 
Regretfully, four (4) additional COVID-19 deaths were reported to the National CPRC MOH today. Cumulatively, there are now 180 COVID-19 deaths in Malaysia (1.0% of total cumulative cases).