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Covid-19

Day 2 – Malaysia Movement Control Order 19th March 2020 (COVID-19 Update)

You already know what COVID-19 is, let’s get down to the updates. Updates will be in point forms with summary of the news articles or summary images. Let’s refer to Movement Control Order as MCO in this page. Please call 03-88882010 or 03-88888126 or visit any police station nearby to inquire more information about the MCO.

  • CASES UPDATE:
    +110 new cases in MALAYSIA -> Total 900 confirmed.
    +15 recovered -> Total 75 recovered
    +5 in ICU -> Total 20 currently in ICU
    576 from 900 are from Tabligh cluster
    821 in treatment
  • NEIGHBOUR COUNTRY NEWS: Indonesia is now cancelling Muslim pilgrim rallies. (Source)
  • Seremban newspaper sellers are complaining about the MCO imposed on them stating that newspaper are sources of information as well. (Source)
  • GOOD NEWS: China records 0 new domestic cases in Wuhan. However, people should remain cautious as they report 34 new imported abroad (Source) (Source)
  • 3rd wave of cases in Malaysia likely if we continue to move around. (Source)
  • Italy records 475 deaths in the last day, largest increase in deaths nationwide. A sad day for all our Italian friends. (Source)
  • Tourism Ministry cancels Visit Malaysia 2020. (Source)
  • Massive Covid-19 prayer session with 25k devotees sparked an outcry in Bangladesh. (Source)
  • Police nationwide to run roadblock operations due to the lack of compliance to the MCO. (Source)
  • Bus go-er from Johor Bahru to Kuantan during 16th March confirmed positive COVID-19 at Kuantan. (Source)
  • If you have seen social media posts or messages online about the armed forces using helicopters to spray disinfectant, it is FAKE NEWS! (Source) (Source)
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  • FAKE NEWS NOTICE! There was no patient running away from Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Perak.
  • Only critical industries are allowed to remain operation during MCO. (Source)
  • Ministry of Religious Affairs will bank in RM8.94million in stages to 22,000 asnaf including frontliners to help combat the COVID-19
  • +110 new cases in MALAYSIA -> Total 900 confirmed.
    +15 recovered -> Total 75 recovered
    +5 in ICT -> Total 20 currently in ICU
    576 from 900 are from Tabligh cluster
    821 in treatment (Source)
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  • If you have symptoms or are unsure of your current situation, visit http://www.doctoroncall.com.my/coronavirus
  • Selangor records highest case count at 223
    Kuala Lumpur at 123
    Sabah 112
    Johor 101
    Negeri Sembilan 56
    Sarawak 51
    Kelantan 44
    Kedah 40
    Perak 35
    Pahang 32
    Penang 32
    Malacca 20
    Terengganu 11
    Perlis 9
    Putrajaya 6
    Labuan 5
    (Source)
  • Malaysia seeks for 2000 Rohingya men that attended the Tabligh gathering. (Source)
  • A DRB-HICOM subsidiary employee tested positive for COVID-19 in Pekan, Pahang. (Source)
  • RapidKL ridership drops 66% on 18th March as MCO begins. (Source)
  • Malaysia now has the 3rd highest number of COVID-19 cases behind China and South Korea surpassing Japan (889). (Source)
  • Malaysian participants of the Indonesia tabligh are not allowed to return home until the MCO lifts on 31st March. (Source)
  • Bus go-er from Johor Bahru that tested positive for COVID-19 has shown symptoms and had been taken sample for testing in Johor Bahru, told to stay home while awaiting results, however he did not comply and traveled anyway. (Source)
  • Police force roams the streets to ensure the public is following the MCO. (Source)
  • #SILADUDUKRUMAH #PERINTAHKAWALANPERGERAKAN
    Head of Police for Southwest District Superintendent A A Anbalaga advocates people to stay at home while they work. Please stay at home! (Source)
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  • Case breakdown as of 19th March based on clusters. (Source)
  • Melaka Tengah, Alor Gajah and parts of Jasin is facing water supply stoppage. (Source)
  • A family has been seen having picnic at public space, however the police has warned them to leave and go home.
  • Tabligh Cluster info
  • Distracted Grab Driver in Penang hits police roadblock while distracted. People still aren’t used to the MCO. (Source)
  • Report your employer to Jabatan Tenaga Kerja (JTK) if you are denied salary during this MCO. Refer to the document below.
  • You can report any type of gatherings you see in public to the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) via WhatsApp 1 or WhatsApp 2 (010-9699435 OR 0108608949)
  • Kubang Pasu District police observes pasar malam gathering. (Source)
  • 44 locations of road block will be implemented in the state of Pahang. (Source)
  • Pahang: All shops to operate only from 7AM – 7PM applicable to Kuantan, Pekan, Jerantut, Bentong and Temerloh from this Saturday, March 21 onwards . (Source)
  • Army will be dispatched if citizens do not comply to MCO, Defense Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob estimates only 60% of Malaysians are complying. (Source)
  • Sarawak: More quarantine centers to be added for PUI (Source)
  • Sarawak Quarantine Centres are as follows:
    – Institut Kemajuan Desa (NEW)
    – Institut Tadbiran Awam Negara (NEW)
    – Sarawak and Tun Abdul Razak Campus Teacher’s Training College (NEW)
    – Sarawak Public Health College
    – Kemuyang Youth Camp
    – Similajau National Park 
    – Petronas Games Village
  • Sarawak: All F&B locations to close at 8PM daily until MCO ends. (Source)
  • Police to seek for 4000+ Tabligh attendees as they are not reporting (Source)
  • Kelantan man arrested after refusing police’s instruction to leave public space. (Source)
  • 8600 more police personnel to be moved to enforce MCO. (Source)
  • More glove production to be expected. (Source)
  • China donates gloves and protective gears to Malaysia. (Source)
  • Penang: Zakat Pulau Pinang to distribute RM500 aid to underprivileged stall owners. (Source)
  • SINGAPORE: +34 cases -> Total 345 confirmed.24/34 are imported cases.+7 recovered -> Total 124 recovered (Source)
  • AIBIM Member banks offer financial assistance such as loan payment deferment for those who are affected by the MCO. Details in PDF before.
  • Kuala Lumpur eateries to ban 24 hour operated kitchens, only to open from 6AM to 10PM daily.
  • Mimos Bukit Jalil employee test positive for COVID-19. (Source)
  • More updates coming as reports emerge…
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Covid-19

Day 1 – Malaysia Movement Control Order 18th March 2020 (COVID-19 Update)

117 new cases -> Total 790 cases
728 unresolved
60 discharged
2 deaths

You already know what COVID-19 is, let’s get down to the updates. Updates will be in point forms with summary of the news articles or summary images. Let’s refer to Movement Control Order as MCO in this page. Please call 03-88882010 or 03-88888126 or visit any police station nearby to inquire more information about the MCO.

  • MCO starts today! Less jam on streets everywhere
  • Johor-Singapore border is looking empty (Source)
  • Check out live snapshots of surveillance camera at Johor – Singapore border here.
  • Public are still taking the LRT. (Source)
  • Nasi Kandar Restaurant at Langkawi is still opening their doors for business. (Source)
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  • Police roams towns and cities around the nation warning of lockup time if defying the MRO. (Source)
  • Agung visits CPRC at KKM, Putrajaya this morning (Source: KKM)
  • Avoid taking Over-the-counter Anti Inflammatory Drugs if you’re have a low grade fever, unless told otherwise by your doctor. -WHO (Source)
  • Woman collapsed in Sg Besar market last night is NOT DUE to COVID-19 (Source)
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  • Standard Chartered Petaling Jaya branch employee tested positive for COVID-19 (Source)
  • Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad hopes to reopen Johor-Singapore border in the next few days for those with worker passes. (Source)
  • Factory workers in Penang are still operating during MCO as employees and employers are still unsure of the details of MCO. (Source)
  • Former deputy Health Director General critics MCO as ‘not well thought-out, poorly executed’. (Source)
  • Fine RM1000 or 6 months jail time or both upon failure to comply to MCO. (Source)
  • Vietnam reports 1 additional case related to the Sri Petaling Tabligh Cluster. (Source)
  • FAKE NEWS: A series of photos claiming the military setting up in field hospital outside of Sultanah Aminah Hospital Johor Bahru are old photos, not related to COVID-19. (Source)
  • Detailed updates on which industries and workforce to be operational during MCO by Majlis Keselamatan Negara. (Source)
  • Medical researchers in China theorizes that people will Blood Group A has a higher chance of contracting COVID-19. (Source)
  • PTPTN loan repayments postponed till June 30 due to COVID-19. (Source)
  • The Health Ministry pleads Malaysian to remain at home to prevent further spread. (Source)
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  • 5 new cases reported in Sarawak
5 new COVID-19 cases reported in Sarawak as of 18/03/2020.
  • NEIGHBORING COUNTRY NEWS: 55 new cases and 12 new deaths. (Source)
  • 117 new cases reported in Malaysia bringing total up to 790 confirmed cases. 80 of the new cases are from the Tabligh Cluster bringing the total of Tabligh Cluster case count to 513. (Source)
  • 11 patients has been discharged bringing the total to 60 patients recovered. (Source)
  • 15 patients are currently in Intensive Care Unit from 12 yesterday (ICU). (Source)
  • Watch all the movies! Astro offers free complimentary access to all movie channels to all their customers. (Source)
  • Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin addresses the nation again re-iterating the motive behind a MCO with more details. (Source)
  • PLUS worker customer relation assistant at Ebor toll plaza tests positive. (Source)
  • Cartoon Network launches PSA to teach kids on ways to maintain good hygiene. (Source)
  • Find where you can buy masks at WhereMyMask.com
  • 47 new cases in Singapore taking the tally up to 313 cases nationwide and announced a 14-day stay-home notice to all returning residents and short-term visitors. (Source)
  • “There’s only a small window of opportunity for Malaysia to stem the rapid spread of #COVID19 , if we missed it, chances are the third wave will be unleashed” – Health Minister Director General Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Italy had a large breakout in a small amount of time, self quarantine and staying at home will help flatten the curve of growth.
  • Visit hospitals only when ABSOLUTELY required. Let the medical staff handle COVID-19 cases first.
Hospital Shah Alam notice for the public to refrain from visiting unless ABSOLUTELY required.