Malaysia’s COVID-19 cases have breached the 4,000 mark, following the Health Ministry's announcement today, 8 APR 2020, of another +156 NEW positive cases, taking the country’s tally to 4,119.
The country also reported +2 new deaths, which brings the COVID-19 death toll in Malaysia to 65 cases.
This translates to a fatality rate of less than 1.8%, Health Director General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said during the briefing less than an hour ago.
Malaysia also recorded more recoveries than new infections today, with +166 patients discharged as of 12.00PM.
So far, 1,487 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in Malaysia since the outbreak began in JAN 2020.
The rate of COVID-19 recovery in Malaysia is 36% out of the total number of positive cases.
Malaysia COVID-19 Cases Total: 4,119
Malaysia COVID-19 Death Toll Total: 65
Malaysia COVID-19 Recovery Total: 1,487
Several villages in Kluang, Johor and Hulu Langat, Selangor, as well as the Selangor Mansion and Malayan Mansion flats and Menara City One condominium in Kuala Lumpur have been placed under Enhanced MCO (EMCO) lockdown.
In places where the EMCO is implemented, residents are not allowed to leave their homes while outsiders will be barred from entering the area.
Every single resident will be screened by Health officials for COVID-19.
Food is provided by the government and is delivered to each affected household.