马来西亚Covid-19疫情记录

* * * 2021.12.31 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 3,573 new cases bring total to 2,758,086

The Health Ministry reported 3,573 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Dec 31).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,758,086.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Five new clusters, 15 cases among evacuees

Related: Micron says output at Chinese facility hit by city’s shutdown

Related: Licence fee exemption period for tourism operators, tour guides extended

Related: Soldier on and look out for one another, Noor Hisham tells healthcare workers

Related: Kelantan and Sarawak to join rest of the country in Phase Four of NRP on Monday (Jan 3)

Related: Almost 23 million adults fully vaccinated

Related: 15 flood evacuees in relief centres test positive

Related: Overwhelming crowds at PPVs for booster jab

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.30 * * *

Covid-19: 3,997 new cases bring total to 2,754,513

The Health Ministry reported 3,997 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (Dec 30).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,754,513.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Here’s how to get on a booster shot waitlist

Related: Covid-19: Three new clusters detected, 15 cases among flood victims, says Health DG

Related: Individuals returning from umrah start wearing digital detection devices, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19: Remain vigilant, observe SOP when gathering with family and friends, says Health Ministry

Related: WHO warns of ‘tsunami of cases’ from Omicron, Delta variants

Related: Covid-19 Chronicles: Reflections two years later, and Oh-My-Corona

Related: Almost 23 million of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.29 * * *

Covid-19: 3,683 new cases bring total to 2,750,516

The Health Ministry reported 3,683 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (Dec 29).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,750,516.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Six new clusters detected, no cases among flood victims, says Health DG

Related: 97.6% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: No new clusters from evacuation centres

Related: Three months for booster shots

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.28 * * *

Covid-19: 2,897 new cases bring total to 2,746,833

The Health Ministry reported 2,897 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (Dec 28).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,746,833.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Too early to ban umrah travel over Omicron, says Khairy

Related: Covid-19: No new clusters detected at flood evacuation centres as of Tuesday (Dec 28), says Health DG

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 306 case samples from travellers entering country likely to be of Omicron variant, says KJ

Related: Pfizer, AZ booster shots can be given at least three months after second dose, says Khairy

Related: Over 90% of adolescents have received one dose

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.27 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 2,757 new cases bring total to 2,743,936

The Health Ministry reported 2,757 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (Dec 27).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,743,936.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: 429 cases detected among flood victims, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 97.6% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: 97.5% of adults fully vaxxed

Related: Flood victims being monitored for disease outbreak

Related: Booster jab gap to be cut

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.26 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 2,778 new cases bring total to 2,741,179

The Health Ministry reported 2,778 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Dec 26).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,741,179.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Omicron variant detected in couple returning from umrah

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.25 * * *

Covid-19: 3,160 new cases bring total to 2,738,401

The Health Ministry reported 3,160 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Dec 25).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,738,401.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Health Ministry investigating Omicron case involving man returning from Malaysia

Related: Covid-19 Watch: Shorter booster shot interval to be announced next week, says Khairy

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 62 Omicron variant cases detected in Malaysia so far

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 97.5% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: 97.5% of Malaysian adults fully vaxxed

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.24 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 3,528 new cases bring total to 2,735,241

The Health Ministry reported 3,528 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Dec 24).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,735,241.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Masidi: Travellers from countries with restrictions can enter Sabah if conditions met

Related: 405 Covid-19 cases among evacuees

Related: Covid-19: Four new Omicron cases detected in Sarawak

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.23 * * *

Covid-19: 3,510 new cases bring total to 2,731,713

The Health Ministry reported 3,510 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (Dec 23).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,731,713.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 97.5% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: No new Covid-19 cases detected at flood evacuation centres, says Health DG

Related: Swedish company offers a Covid pass that gets under the skin

Related: CES presses ahead with in-person tech conference despite dropouts

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.22 * * *

Covid-19: 3,519 new cases bring total to 2,728,203

The Health Ministry reported 3,519 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (Dec 22).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,728,203.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Dr Noor Hisham also said out of the 3,519 new cases, 100 were imported while the remaining 3,419 were local infections.

A total of 65 cases or 1.8% were classified as patients in Categories Three, Four and Five while the remaining 3,454 cases or 98.2% were in Categories One and Two.

A total of 331 cases were admitted into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) while 187 patients required ventilatory assistance.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries, which stood at 5,118 cases, outpaced the number of infections.

A total of 2,647,587, or 97% of cumulative recoveries have been recorded since the pandemic began.

Dr Noor Hisham also said there were two new clusters, bringing the total number of active clusters presently to 234, while the cumulative number of clusters since the pandemic began stood at 6,088.

Related: Covid-19: More than 2.7 million adolescents fully vaccinated

Related: Total of 361 Covid-19 cases among flood victims, says Health DG

Related: Air, land transport operators told to adapt to latest VTL announcements, says Dr Wee

Related: Covid-19: New cluster involving returning Haj pilgrims detected in Sandakan

Related: Freeze on ticket sales for land and air VTL from Dec 23 – Jan 20

Related: Covid-19: Over 2 million adolescents fully vaccinated

Related: How the SARS-CoV-2 virus undermines our body’s ‘fight’ response

Related: Virus deaths top 3.3 million this year

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.21 * * *

Covid-19: 3,140 new cases bring total to 2,724,684

The Health Ministry reported 3,140 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (Dec 21).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,724,684.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Another 86 cases detected among flood victims on Tuesday (Dec 21)

Related: Covid-19: Only 2% out of 3,140 new cases in categories three, four and five, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19: Over 22 million of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: 97.5% of adult population fully vaxxed

Related: ‘181 evacuees found to be positive’

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.20 * * *

Covid-19: 2,589 new cases bring total to 2,721,544

The Health Ministry reported 2,589 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (Dec 20).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,721,544.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Floods: Health DG advises victims to self-test for Covid-19

Related: Covid-19: Sabah records 122 cases, lowest since May

Related: King: Conduct Covid-19 tests at relief centres, avoid emergence of new clusters

Related: Floods: 181 Covid-19 cases detected among flood victims so far, Khairy warns of possible hike

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 97.5% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: Covid-19: Armed Forces field hospital at Johor’s Hospital Sultanah Aminah ceases operations

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.19 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 3,108 new cases bring total to 2,718,955

The Health Ministry reported 3,108 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Dec 19).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,718,955.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Recoveries continue to outnumber new cases, two clusters reported on Sunday (Dec 19)

Related: SOP for Thaipusam celebrations expected to be tabled in early January after working visits, says Halimah

Related: Low chance of heart problems after Covid-19 mRNA vaccine

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.18 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 4,083 cases on Saturday (Dec 18), cumulative figure now 2,715,847

A total of 4,083 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Saturday (Dec 18).

In a tweet, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that this brought the cumulative total to 2,715,847 cases.

Related: Covid-19: Sabah to allow house visits for Christmas, New Year, says Masidi

Related: Covid-19: 11 new Omicron variant cases detected, all imported

Related: Covid-19: Don’t be complacent over drop in new cases, says Ismail Sabri

Related: PPV set for booster rollout

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.17 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 4,362 cases on Friday (Dec 17), cumulative figure now 2,711,764

A total of 4,362 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Friday (Dec 17).

In a tweet, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that this brought the cumulative total to 2,711,764 cases.

Related: Covid-19: Recoveries continue to outnumber new cases, says Health DG

Related: Guan Eng: DAP will oppose amendments to Act 342 on Monday (Dec 20)

Related: Covid-19 lessens cancer pain in case study

Related: No benefits without booster

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.16 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 4,262 cases on Thursday (Dec 16), cumulative figure now 2,707,402

A total of 4,262 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Thursday (Dec 16).

In a tweet, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that this brought the cumulative total to 2,707,402 cases.

Related: Christmas SOP: House visits allowed for fully vaccinated, carolling banned

Related: Covid-19: Recoveries continue to outnumber new cases on Thursday (Dec 16)

Related: Apple scraps office-return deadline without setting new date

Related: Covid-19: Sinovac recipients, those above 60 must get booster shots by February or have their status changed to ‘incomplete’, says KJ

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 97.4 per cent of adult population fully vaccinated

Related: ‘Maintain strict travel restrictions’

Related: US entourage member down with Covid-19

Related: Support Bill to boost pandemic fight, MPs urged

Related: Proposed new Covid-19 fines halved

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.15 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 3,900 cases on Wednesday (Dec 15), cumulative figure now 2,703,140

A total of 3,900 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Wednesday (Dec 15).

In a tweet on Tuesday, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that this brought the cumulative total to 2,703,140 cases

Related: Covid-19: Don’t cripple Health Ministry by blocking Act 342 amendments, says Khairy

Related: Covid-19: Stiffer penalties targeted at factories that repeatedly trigger clusters, says KJ

Related: Covid-19: Proposed RM1mil maximum compound over breach of SOP will derail economic recovery efforts, says business community

Related: Blinken commends Malaysia’s handling of Covid-19 pandemic

Related: Reconsider proposed amendment to Act 342, says Mohamad Hasan

Related: Act 342 Amendments: Malaysians on the fence

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 97.3% of adult population fully vaccinated

Related: Harsh reminder of the threat of Covid-19

Related: Amendments to Act 342 allow authorities to manage outbreaks

Related: Companies to face hefty fines

Related: RM1k compound is ineffective, says Hishammuddin

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.14 * * *

Covid-19: Another 4,097 cases for 2,699,240 cumulative total

There have been 4,097 new Covid-19 cases reported on Tuesday (Dec 14).

In a tweet on Tuesday, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that this brought the cumulative total to 2,699,240 cases.

Related: Opposition will not support Act 342 amendments in current form, says Anwar

Related: Langkawi domestic travel bubble initiative a success, says survey

Related: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/12/14/act-342-amendments-to-be-tabled-in-parliament-on-thursday-dec-16-says-health-dg

Related: VTL-Land open to all Malaysian, Singaporean citizens from Dec 20

Related: Clear guidelines will be set for hefty new maximum compounds, says Dr Noor Hisham

Related: Proposed amendments to Act 342 allow for better control of future pandemics, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19: Ronapreve gets conditional approval for treatment of Covid-19

Related: Ryanair’s Twitter jab mocks Boris Johnson’s Christmas party

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.13 * * *

Covid-19: Daily infections drop below 4,000 mark for second day in a row with 3,504 new cases

The Health Ministry reported 3,504 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (Dec 13), the second day in a row where less than 4,000 daily infections were reported.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said, in a tweet, that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,695,143.

More details on the daily cases will be uploaded to the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal at midnight.

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 97.8% of new cases in Categories One and Two, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19 Watch: Research on Malaysia’s vaccine at proof-of-concept stage

Related: Covid-19: More than 22.7 million adults in M’sia fully vaccinated so far

Related: Companies rethink return-to-office plans amid Omicron cases

Related: Free and fast screening

Related: Daily cases drop to 3,500

Related: Vaccination rate of adults close to 99%

Related: Cases in ICU of four states have plateaued

Related: Silence makes things worse

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.12 * * *

Covid-19: New cases drop to 3,490, says Health DG

New Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Dec 12) dropped to 3,490 compared to 4,626 recorded on Saturday (Dec 11), bringing the cumulative total to 2,691,639 cases, says Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said from the total daily cases, 69 cases or two per cent were patients in categories three, four and five meanwhile 3,421 cases (98 per cent) were in categories one and two.

In a statement on the Covid-19 current situation on Sunday, Dr Noor Hisham said of the 3,490 cases, 3,476 were local transmissions and 14 were imported cases.

He said a total of 407 patients are being treated in intensive care units (ICU) while 216 cases require respiratory assistance.

Meanwhile, on the number of recoveries, Dr Noor Hisham said 5,399 cases were reported, taking the overall cases of recoveries from the virus to 2,601,908.

Apart from that, he said two new clusters were identified and there is a total of 243 active clusters in the country now.

The infectivity rate (Rt) in the country now is 0.97 as of on Saturday, he added.- Bernama

Related: Covid-19: Daily cases drop below 4,000 for the first time since May with 3,490 new infections

Related: Khairy to discuss Covid-19 SOP compliance, alleged double standards on Sunday (Dec 12) talk show

Related: WHO rules plasma out as Covid-19 treatment

Related: Youth and Sports Ministry to meet youth organisation over lowering of maximum age for youths

Related: Covid-19: 97.3% of M’sia’s adult population fully vaxxed

Related: Israeli study finds Pfizer Covid-19 booster protects against Omicron

Related: 663 samples collected for Sinovac study

Related: DG: 298 new VOC cases reported recently

Related: 86.6% of adolescents complete vaccination

Related: The year ahead against Covid-19

Related: Doctors: Vax children fast

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.11 * * *

Covid-19: 4,626 new cases bring total to 2,688,149

The Health Ministry reported 4,626 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Dec 11).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,688,149.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Health DG: Omicron variant detected among 298 new VOC cases reported between Nov 19-Dec 8

Related: Covid-19: 663 participated in clinical study on use of Sinovac for children

Related: Covid-19: About 20% of Sabah’s new cases involved kids under age of 12

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 86.6% of adolescents in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: Crowds show up for booster jabs

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.10 * * *

Covid-19: 5,058 new daily cases bring cumulative total to 2,683,523

Malaysia reported 5,058 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Dec 10), says Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

This brings the cumulative number of Covid-19 infections in the country to 2,683,523 since the pandemic began.

The number of new cases according to state and other detailed information will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal at midnight.

Related: Covid-19: More than 97% of adult population fully vaccinated as of Thursday (Dec 9)

Related: Group: Pandemic tech tools raise risk of everyday tracking

Related: PM: The success of the vaccination drive has revived country’s economy

Related: ‘Fatality rate 20 times higher among the unvaxxed’

Related: 5,446 new cases, 98.4% fall under Categories 1 and 2

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.09 * * *

Covid-19: 5,446 new cases bring total to 2,678,465

The Health Ministry reported 5,446 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (Dec 9).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,678,465.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: #Covid19 hashtag most used on twitter in Malaysia

Related: Covid-19: Over 98% from 5,446 new cases are mild, asymptomatic

Related: PM: Reopening of country’s economy due to success of Covid-19 immunisation programme in collaboration with Mosti

Related: Covid-19: Those who want Selangor govt’s free booster jab need to make appointment via Selangkah app

Related: TikTok conspiracies, infertility myths and other disinformation hinder Covid fight in the US

Related: 97.2% of adult population in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: ‘Book appointment for vaccine booster shot’

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.08 * * *

Covid-19: New cases pass 5,000 mark for first time in four days

Malaysia recorded 5,020 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (Dec 8), says the Health Ministry.

Health director-general Tan Sri Noor Hisham Abdullah said, in a tweet, that this brought the cumulative number of cases in Malaysia to 2,673,019 since the pandemic began.

He added that more detailed information such as hospitalisations and ICU usage would be uploaded to the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal at midnight.

According to the Ministry’s Github data repository, this is the first time in four days that daily cases have gone above the 5,000 mark.

Related: Over 19,000 patients experience syndrome, says Noor Azmi

Related: Covid-19: New cluster involving teachers college detected in Sabah

Related: On the web and on the streets, Covid protests get nasty

Related: Bill Gates thinks ‘acute phase’ of pandemic will end in 2022 despite Omicron

Related: Covid-19: Nearly 20,000 in M’sia suffering from long Covid, says Deputy Health Minister

Related: Covid-19: Schools are not allowed to conduct swab tests, only saliva tests, says Education Ministry

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 86.6% of adolescents in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: Free Sinovac booster jabs for Selangor residents starting today

Related: Six days of Covid-19 testing for select travellers

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.07 * * *

Related: Covid-19: All VTL, Langkawi bubble travellers must undergo testing everyday, says KJ

Related: Covid-19: All Thaipusam, Chingay processions not allowed, says National Unity Minister

Related: Will we have a twindemic of Covid-19 and influenza?

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 86.6% adolescents in Malaysia vaccinated

Related: 90% of teens have received at least one dose

Related: DG: Don’t take increase in education cluster lightly

Related: Govt to review purchase of Covid-19 drugs

Related: Khairy points out crucial role of scientists in knowledge, tech

* * * 2021.12.06 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 4,262 new cases bring total to 2,663,034

The Health Ministry reported 4,262 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (Dec 6).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the number of cumulative infections in the country to 2,663,034.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Malaysia donates over 800,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Bangladesh, Laos

Related: Covid-19: General reduction in main indicators, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19: 162 teachers in Kedah still not vaccinated

Related: Covid-19: Malaysia achieves significant milestone in adolescent vaccination, says KJ

Related: VTL expected to be opened between Malaysia and Indonesia by early next year

Related: Peace of mind while on vacation

Related: National R0 currently at 0.97, says Noor Hisham

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.05 * * *

Covid-19: 4,298 new cases bring total to 2,658,772

A total of 4,298 new Covid-19 cases were recorded on Sunday (Dec 5), says the Health Ministry.

This brings the total number of cases to 2,658,772.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: National infectivity rate at 0.97, Perlis only state with Rt value over 1, says Health DG

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Related: Covid-19 research: How to tell if it’s fact or fiction

Related: 2.7 million of adolescents in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: People isolated by long Covid find hope and connection through social media

Related: Frontliners in the US traumatised by constant abuse

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.04 * * *

Covid-19: 4,896 new cases bring total to 2,654,474

The Health Ministry reported 4,896 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Dec 4).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,654,474.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19 Watch: More new cases than recoveries, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19: Seek medical help straight away if you show symptoms, Dr Mah tells students, teachers

Related: Covid-19: Mask up like you’re in Malaysia, says Khairy to M’sians abroad

Related: Covid-19 infection in schools under control, says Radzi

Related: China to contribute another two million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Malaysia

Related: Covid-19: Over 86% of adolescents in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: 97% of adults fully vaccinated

Related: Covid-19 outbreak at matriculation college

Related: Tighter polls SOP, digital tracking on some travellers

Related: Stakeholders hope Omicron won’t hinder VTL progress

Related: KJ: Omicron was already here

Related: International travellers to undergo strict screenings

Related: Booster shot has fighting chance

Related: Get stricter with school SOP, Education Ministry urged

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.03 * * *

Covid-19: 5,551 new cases bring total to 2,649,578

The Health Ministry reported 5,551 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Dec 3).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,649,578.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Travellers aside from eight countries allowed to join Langkawi travel bubble

Related: Covid-19: Health Ministry considering revising fully-vaccinated status for certain groups

Related: DSA, NATSEC 2022 exhibitions to go hybrid

Related: Omicron has fuelled even more Covid-19 misinformation as scientists wait to learn more

Related: Malaysia-Singapore VTL to continue despite Omicron cases, says KJ

Related: Covid-19: Travellers from high-risk countries must wear digital tracking device, says KJ

Related: Khairy: SOPs will be tightened for Sarawak election after country records first Omicron case

Related: Indigenous Australians hit by vaccine misinformation, state premier says

Related: First case of Omicron variant detected in Malaysia, says KJ

Related: NUTP: Safer for parents rather than teachers to conduct weekly Covid-19 tests on primary school pupils

Related: Covid-19: 86.3% of adolescents in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: ‘Booster doses the best defence against Omicron’

Related: Fully-vaxxed adults hit 97% mark

Related: Travellers from 26 nations temporarily barred from Langkawi

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.02 * * *

Covid-19: 5,806 new cases bring total to 2,644,027

The Health Ministry reported 5,806 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (Dec 2).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,644,027.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Health Ministry monitoring situation in Singapore, Omicron detected in the island republic, says DG

Related: Omicron: Travellers from several countries temporarily barred from taking part in Langkawi bubble programme

Related: Omicron variant: Malaysia, Singapore to wait-and-see on SOP changes for VTL

Related: Covid-19: Up to four in ten people wary of booster jabs, says Health Ministry

Related: Is the Federal Territory holiday necessary, asks leading doctor

Related: Covid-19: Partially vaccinated duo who travelled interstate issued compound notices

Related: People on ‘autopilot’ as remote work continues, US doctors say. What’s at risk?

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 97% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: Some prefer faster, cheaper PCA route

Related: Minister hopes Omicron will not jeopardise haj chances for M’sians

Related: Nearly 90% of teens vaxxed

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 65 students at Cyberjaya boarding school test positive

Related: QuickCheck: Must all primary school pupils take weekly Covid-19 tests?

Related: VTL-Land bringing in customers

Related: ‘Imposing travel ban not effective in the long term’

Related: Omicron not a deterrent for tourism, say industry players

Related: VTL users must self-test on third and seventh day after arrival

Related: Palace: The King concerned about new variant

Related: ‘Travel ban is temporary’

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.12.01 * * *

Covid-19: 5,439 new cases bring total to 2,638,221

The Health Ministry reported 5,439 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (Dec 1).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,638,221.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: New cases increase to 5,439 compared to 4,879 on Tuesday (Nov 30)

Related: Covid-19: Omicron variant not detected in Malaysia so far, says Adham

Related: Covid-19 antigen rapid test kit gazetted as controlled items from Dec 1

Related: Covid-19: King expresses concern over spread of Omicron variant

Related: No need to suspend Parliament if Covid-19 detected, Health Ministry knows how to handle cases, says Khairy

Related: Take steps to secure Covid-19 vaccines for children under 12, PAC tells govt

Related: Covid-19 Watch: Those using M’sia-Singapore VTL must self-test on third and seventh day after arrival

Related: Covid-19: Govt to postpone entry of students, workers from countries listed as at high risk from Omicron

Related: 96.9% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines now available for those who prefer them over Pfizer

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.30 * * *

Related: Health DG: 50 new clusters reported from Nov 21-27, almost half linked to workplaces

Related: Dr Noor Hisham: 25 Covid-19 cases detected from periodic screenings in Parliament on Monday (Nov 29)

Related: Covid-19: SOP compliance needs to be stricter amid emergence of Omicron, says Sabah Health director

Related: Covid-19: Sarawak’s new cases stay below 100 for second consecutive day

Related: Covid-19: Malaysia to delay transition to endemic phase due to Omicron fears, says Hisham

Related: Inside the ‘big wave’ of misinformation targeted at Latinos

Related: Covid-19: 96.8 per cent of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated as of Monday (Nov 29)

Related: Covid-19: Omicron probably more transmissible than Delta, so take precautions, says Khairy

Related: Govt’s firmness and seriousness in handling Omicron variant a relief to the Malaysian Family

Related: New SOP for ‘disaster within a disaster’

Related: Sarawak has most booster recipients

Related: Be cautious but don’t panic

Related: MOH keeping strict tabs on Omicron, says Khairy

* * * 2021.11.29 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 4,087 new cases bring total to 2,627,903

The Health Ministry reported 4,087 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (Nov 29).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,627,903.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Merriam-Webster declares ‘vaccine’ as word of the year

Related: Health Ministry issues SOP on flood management during Covid-19 pandemic to combat ‘disaster within a disaster’

Related: Covid-19: RTK-Antigen, RT-PCR tests effective in detecting Omicron variant, says Khairy

Related: Covid-19 self-test kits: No plans to fix ceiling price yet

Related: One Covid-19 positive case detected on first day of VTL-Land, says Khairy

Related: Online conspiracies fuel Dutch Covid unrest

Related: Welcome home: First VTL-Land bus arrives safely at Larkin Sentral Bus Terminal

Related: Covid-19: Nearly 86% of Malaysia’s teens fully vaccinated as of Sunday (Nov 28)

Related: Covid-19: Govt yet to decide on booster shot requirement for ‘Fully Vaccinated’ status, says Khairy

Related: Injecting change to combat the infodemic

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.28 * * *

Covid-19: M’sia detects 4,239 new daily cases, first time below 4,500 mark since Nov 7

Malaysia recorded 4,239 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday (Nov 28), says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general added that this brings the cumulative total of Covid-19 infections in the country to 2,623,816 since the pandemic began.

In a tweet, Dr Noor Hisham also said that more detailed data on daily infections, recoveries and hospital utilisation will be uploaded to the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal at midnight.

A check of the Health Ministry’s GitHub data repository also showed that this is the first time Malaysia reported less than 4,500 daily new Covid-19 infections since Nov 7, 2021, when 4,343 cases were recorded.

Related: Covid-19: Sarawak tightens entry regulations due to concerns over Omicron

Related: Slight drop in Covid-19 daily cases

Related: Indonesia proposed as second country for VTL, say Foreign Minister

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.27 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 5,097 new cases bring total to 2,619,577

The Health Ministry reported 5,097 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Nov 27).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,619,577.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Health Ministry closely monitoring WHO, other countries over Omicron variant, says Khairy

Related: Covid-19: RM1.05mil allocated for development of i-Breath mobile screening device, says Dr Adham

Related: Covid-19: Most of 5,097 new cases are asymptomatic, have mild symptoms, says Health DG

Related: Johor MB hopes number of people travelling through VTL-Land will bring crowd back to pre-Covid-19 times

Related: Health DG: 5,501 new cases reported on Friday

Related: MOH: Primary school pupils to undergo weekly Covid-19 tests

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.26 * * *

Covid-19: 5,501 new cases bring total to 2,614,480

The Health Ministry reported 5,501 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Nov 26).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,614,480.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Travel ban on seven African nations

Related: Health Ministry officer died from heart failure, not Covid-19 vaccine, says Dr Noor Hisham

Related: Not advisable to call general election at this time, says Khairy

Related: Johor Causeway to open 18 hours daily from Nov 29 to ease cross-border cargo transport

Related: Nearly 300 Penang kids lost at least one parent to Covid-19 since pandemic began

Related: Covid-19: Primary school students required to undergo weekly tests starting next week, says Khairy

Related: Hong Kong to roll out China-style health code to open border

Related: More people walking in for boosters

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.25 * * *

Covid-19: 6,144 new cases bring total to 2,608,979

The Health Ministry reported 6,144 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (Nov 25).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,608,979.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 95.9% of adult population in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: Will my child’s fertility be affected by the Covid-19 vaccines?

Related: Better protection via mix-and-match boosters

Related: Cases remain below 6,000 for fifth day in a row

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.24 * * *

Covid-19: Malaysia reports 5,755 new cases, bringing total to 2,602,835

Malaysia detected 5,755 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday (Nov 24), says the Health Ministry.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the total number of cases in the country since the pandemic began now stood at 2,602,835.

Dr Noor Hisham also said, in a tweet, that more detailed statistics on the daily cases would be uploaded to the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal after midnight.

Related: 98% of adult population vaccinated

Related: Covid-19: CITF recommends boosters for all aged 18 and above; Sinovac, AZ can now be used

Related: Covid-19: 97.5% of teachers fully vaxxed as of Oct 31, Dewan Rakyat told

Related:
TTDI Market recognised as cleanest, safest public market by Health Ministry

Related: When will we know the Covid-19 pandemic is over?

Related: Covid-19 brings inequalities into sharper focus, concern, says EPF CEO

Related: Covid-19: Nearly 96% of adult population in M’sia fully vaxxed as of Tuesday (Nov 23)

Related: Govt prepared to face fourth wave, says Ago

Related: Cases up slightly but still below 6k mark

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.23 * * *

Covid-19: M’sia reports 5,594 new cases on Tuesday (Nov 23), total now at 2,597,080

Malaysia recorded 5,594 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (Nov 23), says the Health Ministry.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this brings the total number of Covid-19 infections in the country to 2,597,080 since the pandemic began.

Dr Noor Hisham also tweeted that more detailed information on the daily Covid-19 cases would be uploaded to the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal later Tuesday.

Related: Health experts warn of possible Covid-19 fourth wave

Related: Covid-19: Over 98% of new cases on Tuesday (Nov 23) have mild or no symptoms

Related: HR Ministry: Amendments being made to indoor air quality guide for workplaces

Related: Singapore warns public against use of ultraviolet-C disinfection devices for homes

Related: Covid-19: Nearly 83% of M’sia’s adolescent population fully vaxxed as of Monday (Nov 22)

Related: It’s not over, Khairy reminds Malaysians

Related: Yellow status on MySejahtera is okay, continue shopping

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.22 * * *

Covid-19: 4,885 new cases, cumulative total now 2,591,486

Malaysia recorded another 4885 Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry reported on Monday (Nov 22).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,591,486 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Earlier, the Health Ministry had said through its CovidNow portal that a total of 24 new Covid-19 fatalities were recorded on Sunday (Nov 22), bringing the cumulative death toll to 30,002.

Of the number, six deaths were classified as “brought-in-dead”.

The number of active cases currently stands at 68,790 cases, with 80% or 55,026 being patients with mild infections who are undergoing home quarantine.

Another 7,792 or 11.3% patients are those under isolation at low-risk quarantine centres (PKRC) while the number of those being hospitalised are 5,431 or 7.9%.

There are currently 274 patients in intensive care units (ICU) who do not require ventilator support, while another 267 are on ventilators.

Related: MySejahtera upgraded 200 times

Related: Covid-19: 1,696 Fire Dept officers, personnel infected since start of pandemic

Related: Covid-19: Malaysia not out of the woods yet, says Khairy

Related: Covid-19: Navy cluster responsible for over 90 of Sabah’s new daily cases on Monday (Nov 22)

Related: Safe@Work initiative well-received but no plans to make it mandatory, Parliament told

Related: UK to probe racial bias in medical devices after Covid toll

Related: Covid-19: Over 2.5 million adolescents in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.21 * * *

Malaysia recorded another 4,854 Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry reported on Sunday (Nov 21).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,586,601 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Earlier, the Health Ministry had said through its CovidNow portal that a total of 41 new Covid-19 fatalities were recorded on Saturday (Nov 20), bringing the cumulative death toll to 29,978.

Of the number, six deaths were classified as “brought-in-dead”.

The number of active cases currently stands at 69,485 cases, with 79.7% or 55,346 being patients with mild infections who are undergoing home quarantine.

Another 8,004 or 11.5% patients are those under isolation at low-risk quarantine centres (PKRC) while the number of those being hospitalised are 5,606 or 8.1%.

There are currently 268 patients in intensive care units (ICU) who do not require ventilator support, while another 261 are on ventilators.

Related: Covid-19: Some refusing booster shots over fear of mixing vaccines, says Penang exco member

Related: Covid-19: Recoveries outnumber new cases, says Health Ministry

Related: KJ: Details of Covid-19 heightened alert system to be announced soon, but no ‘total lockdown’

Related: High travel cost holding some Malaysians back

Related: Singapore confident land VTL can launch soon

Related: Swab tests no longer needed for fully-vaxxed entering Sabah

Related: Covid-19 new cases continue to outpace recoveries, says Health DG

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.20 * * *

Covid-19: 5,859 new cases bring total to 2,581,747

The Health Ministry reported 5,859 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Nov 20).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,581,747.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Khairy: Severe cases among vaccinated, take booster shots

Related: Melaka Polls: Polling stream ordered to close after Covid-19 voter casts ballot

Related: Covid-19: Booster for Sinovac vaccine recipients first as efficacy wanes soonest, says Khairy

Related: Singapore optimistic land VTL with Malaysia to be launched earlier than Air VTL

Related: Increased antimicrobial resistance a worrying threat, says Khairy

Related: Sabah: Travellers will not need swab tests after Dec 1, says Hajiji

Related: 95.6 per cent of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: Daily numbers stay above 6,000 for third day in a row

Related: ‘Register at only one private PPV for booster’

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.19 * * *

Covid-19: 6,355 new cases bring total to 2,575,888

The Health Ministry reported 6,355 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Nov 19).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,575,888.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 81.8% of Malaysia’s adolescents fully vaccinated as of Thursday (Nov 18)

Related: US study finds that using automated texts to monitor Covid-19 patients at home saved lives

Related: Selangor prepares for Covid-19 surge as hospitals fill up

Related: 95.5% of adults fully vaxxed

Related: Health DG: Doctor’s death under probe

Related: Booster shot hesitancy can only be countered with proper info

Related: People and economy first

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.18 * * *

Covid-19: 6,380 new cases, cumulative total now 2,569,533

Malaysia recorded another 6,380 Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry said on Thursday (Nov 18).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,569,533Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Earlier, the Health Ministry had said through its CovidNow portal that a total of 68 new Covid-19 fatalities were recorded on Wednesday (Nov 17), bringing the cumulative death toll to 6,036.

Of the number, 12 deaths were classified as “brought-in-dead”.

As of Wednesday, a total of 5,780 people are currently hospitalised due to Covid-19 and of this there are 285 patients in intensive care units (ICU) who do not require ventilator support, while another 251 are on ventilators.

Related: Covid-19: Foreign nationals who violated SOP can be deported, says Immigration DG

Related: Covid-19: 98.5% of new cases in Categories One and Two, say Dr Noor Hisham

Related: Covid-19: Late senior Health Ministry officer did not suffer any unusual side effects after booster shot, says Dr Noor Hisham

Related: Viral post urging govt to cancel Covid-19 booster shot programme uses misleading information

Related: Covid-19: Selangor gearing up for possible surge in cases, says state Health director

Related: Covid-19: New cluster at secondary school hostel in Ranau

Related: Pharmaniaga to supply Sinovac booster dose to private market

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.17 * * *

Covid-19: 6,288 new cases, cumulative total now 2,563,153

Malaysia recorded another 6,288 Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday (Nov 17).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,563,153 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Earlier, the Health Ministry had said through its CovidNow portal that a total of 40 new Covid-19 fatalities were recorded on Tuesday (Nov 16), bringing the cumulative death toll to 29,769.

Of the number, seven deaths were classified as “brought-in-dead”.

As of Tuesday, a total of 5,789 people are currently hospitalised due to Covid-19 and of this there are 281 patients in intensive care units (ICU) who do not require ventilator support, while another 264 are on ventilators.

Related: Sinovac and AZ vaccines approved for booster dose

Related: US, Europe authorities approve mix-and-match vaccine jabs

Related: Experts: Studies show no major side effects from booster shot

Related: Sinovac, AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines given conditional approval for use as boosters

Related: Covid-19: 95.4% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.16 * * *

Covid-19: 5,413 new cases bring total to 2,556,865

The Health Ministry reported 5,413 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (Nov 16).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,556,865.

Although it is a slight increase from Monday’s 5,143 cases, daily case figures remained below the 6,000 mark for the fourth day straight.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19: Seven criteria to be met before transition to endemic phase, says Hisham

Related: Covid-19: Registration to be on waiting list for booster shots, vaccinations starts Nov 22

Related: Covid-19: Infectivity rate rising, increase in workplace and education clusters reported, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19: Sarawak booster dose programme extended to those aged 40 and above

Related: NPRA approves six-month shelf life extension for Coronavac, Comirnaty Covid-19 vaccines

Related: Report: ‘Whole of society’ effort must fight misinformation

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.15 * * *

Covid-19: New daily infections drop to 5,143 cases on Monday (Nov 15), says Health DG

Malaysia recorded 5,143 new Covid-19 cases on Monday (Nov 15), says the Health Ministry.

This brings the total number of cases in the country to 2,551,452 since the pandemic began, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a Twitter post Monday.

Related: Don’t fall for Covid-19 drugs not backed by scientific evidence, say experts

Related: Over a million booster jabs administered

Related: 95.2% of adult population vaccinated

Related: Covid-19: 126 cases out of 5,143 new infections are in categories three, four and five, says Health DG

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.14 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 5,162 new cases bring total to 2,546,309

The Health Ministry reported 5,162 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Nov 14).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,546,309.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Health Ministry receives RM6mil of cold chain equipment from Japanese govt

Related: Covid-19: 95.2% of M’sia’s adult population fully vaxxed as of Sunday (Nov 14)

Related: Can Covid-19 be transmitted through water?

Related: Covid-19: New cases exceed recoveries with 5,162 detected on Sunday (Nov 14)

Related: Two new oral treatments for Covid-19 offer hope

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.13 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 5,809 new cases bring total to 2,541,147

The Health Ministry reported 5,809 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Nov 13).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,541,147.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 79.6% of adolescents in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: Slight dip amid rising cases of Covid-19

Related: Fully vaxxed adolescents rate close to 80% mark

Related: Managing the spread of the virus

Related: ‘Most Covid-19 deaths linked to diabetes and hypertension’

Related: Covid-19: New cases drop below 6,000 mark with 98.2% in categories one and two, says Health DG

Related: Don’t be complacent, MMA tells public amid rising Covid-19 infectivity rate

Related: Covid-19: Fully vaccinated made up over 65% of new cases in Sabah on Saturday (Nov 13), says Masidi

Related: KJ advises people to continue to wear face masks and avoid crowded areas as infectivity rate rises to 1.04

Related: PM: Efforts to contain Covid-19 starting to bear fruit

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.12 * * *

Covid-19: 6,517 new cases bring total to 2,535,338

The Health Ministry reported 6,517 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Nov 12).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,535,338.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 79.3% of Malaysian adolescent population fully vaccinated

Related: Mix-and-match booster shots can reduce hospitalisations, says MOH

Related: AZ, Sinovac vaccines being reviewed for booster shots, says Health DG

Related: Covid-19: Early sign cases will increase with infectivity rate at 1.0, says Health DG

Related: Masidi: Those in Sabah over 40 can start getting Covid-19 booster shots

Related: Covid-19: Health Ministry monitoring hospitals, indicators as Rt rate rises to 1.0

Related: Covid-19: Sarawak will continue to use Pfizer for booster shots, says state Health Dept

Related: Malaysia’s Covid-19 infectivity rate rises to 1.0

Related: 78.5 per cent of adolescents fully vaccinated in Malaysia

Related: Vaccination for children below 12 to only begin next year

Related: Second Ivermectin clinical trial to begin next month

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.11 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 6,323 new cases bring total to 2,528,821

The Health Ministry reported 6,323 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (Nov 11).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,528,821.

The number of new cases according to states will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Experts: Delta sub-variant shouldn’t be a problem

Related: Pandemic blows up old business habits, opening path to a boom

Related: Nearly 50 cases of the Delta variant detected in Malaysia as of Thursday (Nov 11)

Related: Parents targeted with misleading warnings on Covid-19 vaccination

Related: Melaka Polls: Health Ministry satisfied with SOP compliance so far, says Khairy

Related: Open borders to international visitors from Jan 1, proposes Muhyiddin

Related: Ivermectin three times more likely to give you diarrhoea, no other benefits, says Deputy Health Minister

Related: Covid-19: Over 22 million of country’s adult population fully vaccinated

Related: 2,712 long Covid patients referred to rehab centre

Related: 40% no-show for booster shots, says KJ

Related: Action to be taken against unvaccinated civil servants

Related: Booster shots for MPs to resume today

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.10 * * *

Covid-19: 6,243 new cases bring total to 2,522,498

The Health Ministry reported 6,243 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (Nov 10).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,522,498.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Travel corridor in the works

Related: Health DG: Over 60% of long Covid patients continue to have symptoms

Related: Khairy: Govt has started administering Covid-19 booster shots to M’sians above 40 years of age

Related: Malaysia, Indonesia agree to implement travel corridor in stages, says PM

Related: 95% of adult population in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.09 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 5,403 new cases recorded for 2,516,255 cumulative total

Another 5,403 new Covid-19 cases were recorded for a cumulative total of 2,516,255 on Tuesday (Nov 9), says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general tweeted that more details would be uploaded on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal.

Related: Statistics on civil servants refusing vaccine among focus at Dewan Rakyat on Wednesday (Nov 10)

Related: Covid-19: 98% of new cases on Tuesday (Nov 9) are in categories one and two, says Health DG

Related: KLIA-Changi travel lane will speed up M’sia-Singapore land border reopening, says exco member

Related: UK to add Sinovac, Sinopharm, Covaxin to approved vaccine list

Related: Covid-19 Watch: 94.9 per cent of adult population in Malaysia fully vaccinated

Related: Most Covid-19 indicators on a downtrend, says Health DG

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.08 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 4,543 new cases recorded for 2,510,852 cumulative total

Another 4,543 new Covid-19 cases were recorded for a cumulative total of 2,510,852 on Monday (Nov 8), says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general tweeted that more details would be uploaded on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal.

On Nov 8, there were also 7,348 recoveries, bringing total cases to 2,419,743.

Related: Significant rise in Q3 deaths, Covid-19 main factor

Related: Covid-19: Most number of unvaxxed civil servants are from Education Ministry, says PSD

Related: Covid-19: Downward trend in most major indicators, says Health DG

Related: Malaysia-Singapore border to reopen with KLIA-Changi special travel lane from Nov 29

Related: Q3 sees sharp spike in deaths year-on-year with Covid-19 the main factor, says Statistics Dept

Related: Malaysia ranks 10th in the world with 77% of total population fully vaxxed

Related: Covid-19: 75.2% of Malaysia’s total population fully vaccinated as of Sunday (Nov 7)

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.07 * * *

Covid-19: 4,343 new cases recorded for 2,506,309 cumulative total

Another 4,343 new Covid-19 cases recorded for a cumulative total of 2,506,309 on Sunday (Nov 7), says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

In another tweet, the Health director-general also said that the infectivity rate (Rt) as of Nov 6 was at 0.91.

Related: I recovered from Covid-19; do I need to get the vaccine?

Related: Covid-19: With 4,343 new cases, daily numbers continue downward trend

Related: Covid-19: Health Ministry to organise clinical study on Ivermectin use for close contacts

Related: Achieving a balance between life and Covid-19

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.06 * * *

Covid-19: 4,701 new cases bring total to 2,501,966

The Health Ministry reported 4,701 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Nov 6).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,501,966.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: MySejahtera team apologises for glitch in HSO, PUS statuses, says root cause fixed

Related: Reminder to always observe SOP

Related: Achieving a balance between life and Covid-19

Related: MySejahtera team apologises for glitch in HSO, PUS statuses, says root cause fixed

Related: Covid-19: Downward trend continues with 4,701 cases Saturday (Nov 6)

Related: Khairy urges public to continue with SOP to win Covid-19 fight

Related: 95.8% of adult population vaccinated

Related: More states move to Phase Four of NRP

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.05 * * *

Covid-19: 4,922 new cases bring total to 2,497,265

The Health Ministry reported 4,922 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Nov 5).

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that this brought the cumulative infections in the country to 2,497,265.

The number of new cases according to state will be shared by the Health Ministry on its CovidNow portal.

Related: Reminder to always observe SOP

Related: Public warned against using anti-viral drug

Related: 95.7% of adults vaxxed

Related: More info and vaccine awareness vital, says counsellor

Related: MOH: Ivermectin not effective for severe cases of Covid-19

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.04 * * *

Covid-19: Daily cases increase to 5,713 on Thursday (Nov 4), says Health DG

Malaysia records 5,713 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (Nov 4), an increase from the previous day’s figure of 5,291, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general said this brings the total number of Covid-19 infections in the country to 2,492,343 cases since the pandemic began.

“More detailed statistics will be uploaded to the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal later,” he said in a tweet Thursday.

Related: Sombre Deepavali for doctor and family

Related: Cops raid entertainment outlet and dole out RM95,000 in compound notices for SOP violations

Related: Covid-19: Ensure teens stick to their second vaccine dose appointments, says Deputy Health Minister

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.03 * * *

Covid-19: 5,291 new cases, cumulative total now 2,486,630

Malaysia recorded another 5,291 Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday (Nov 3).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,486,630 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Related: Covid-19: M’sia records 46 fatalities in total on Wednesday (Nov 3), death toll now at 29,091

Related: Covid-19: 95.7% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated as of Wednesday (Nov 3)

Related: Covid-19: 75 cases in categories 3, 4 and 5 on Wednesday (Nov 3), says Health Ministry

Related: Health Ministry: Study shows Ivermectin does not prevent severe cases of Covid-19

Related: In hindsight, registration for Covid-19 vaccination could have been staggered, says Khairy

Related: Covid-19: 95.7% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

Source: The Star

* * * 2021.11.02 * * *

Covid-19 Watch: 5,071 new cases, cumulative total now 2,481,339

Malaysia recorded another 5,071 Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday (Nov 2).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,481,339 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

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Source: The Star

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Covid-19: 4,626 new cases, cumulative total now 2,476,268

Malaysia recorded another 4,626 Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry said on Monday (Nov 1).

In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said cumulatively, the country had recorded 2,476,268 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Earlier, the Health Ministry had said through its CovidNow portal that 36 new Covid-19 fatalities were recorded on Sunday (Oct 31), bringing the cumulative death toll to 28,912.

Of the number, seven deaths were classified as “brought-in-dead”.

It added that as of Sunday, the number of active cases currently stands at 67,969, with 77.6% or 52,720 being patients with mild infections who are undergoing home quarantine.

Another 8,735 or 12.9% patients are those under isolation at low-risk quarantine centres (PKRC) while the number of those being hospitalised are 5,952 or 8.8%.

There are currently 236 patients in intensive care units (ICU) who do not require ventilator support, while another 326 are on ventilators.

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Source: The Star

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