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Day 66 MCO 22nd May Malaysia CCP Virus COVID-19 Update

MCO Question of the day: Should we stay home and be depressed than going out to get sunlight (Vitamin D) and mixing with people (socializing) this Aidilfitri.

MAIN UPDATES

  • Malaysia 22nd May CCP Virus COVID-19 Update
  • +78 > 7137 Total Confirmed Cases (25 imported, 53 local transmission) (Of 53, 40 are foreigners)
  • +1 > 115 Deaths (1.60% of total)
  • +63 > 5859 Total Recovered (82.09% of total)
  • 9 ICU (5 require ventilator)
  • 1163 Active Cases

MCO UPDATES

  • People are no longer allowed to traval inter-state as the government sees a huge amount of traffic due to the Aidilfitri celebration. I say let them travel, we need the herd immunity that can be achieved during this celebration.
  • Malaysian overseas that wishes to return home now need to fill an online form consenting to 14 day quarantine once home. (Source)
  • Our MOH DG celebrates Hari Raya at the hospital every year together with fellow frontliners. (Source)
  • Malaysia economy is expected to see a huge dip this year. Says expert. (Source)
  • Reports show that the MCO is more effective than the CMCO. Ah duh.. (Source)

GLOBAL UPDATES

  • Italy confirmed 813 new COVID-19 cases and 162 new deaths on Tuesday, a big increase from the 451 new cases and 99 new deaths reported on Monday, which was the lowest number of new cases since March 2 and the lowest death toll since March 9.
  • The world’s top gastronomic guides are split over whether to continue rating restaurants with many closed because of coronavirus.
  • Brazil recorded a new daily record of 1,179 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, with a total of 17,971 total fatalities and 271,628 confirmed cases, the health ministry said.
The Netherlands have reported a case of animal-to-human transmission of COVID-19 at a mink farm.
  • Iran continues to see a rise in new coronavirus cases after easing its lockdown.
The consumption of wild animals in Wuhan have been banned.
Hunting and trading of wildlife will also be banned.
In my opinion, it doesn’t make any sense to ban consumption of wild animal as long as it’s handle properly.
  • Brazil health ministry recommends chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine to treat even mild COVID-19 cases, despite lack of conclusive evidence of effectiveness. Here’s another Trump.
  • Coronavirus deaths in South Africa are projected “to soar” in the coming months. At least 40,000 people could die by the end of the year, scientists have warned. (Source)
  • Spain has made it required by law for all citizens, including children over six, to wear masks in public spaces. This pandemic has made the world into a police state starting with forcing people to wear masks. (Source)
  • Singapore confirmed 614 new cases, bringing the total to 30,426.
All pre-school & primary school students in S’pore will be given face shields by June 8, 2020.
  • What is wrong with the photo above? The boy is eating a nugget which is a highly processed meat.

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Day 50 MCO 6th May CCP Virus COVID-19 Malaysia Update

Half a hundred of days has passed. More offices and businesses has reopened. Another u-turn from the Finance Minister stating that we don’t have to pay compounding interest for extending our car loans during the moratorium.

MAIN UPDATES

  • Malaysia 6th May CCP Virus COVID-19 Update
  • +45> 6428 Total Confirmed Cases (1 imported cases)
  • +1 > 107 Deaths (1.66% of total)
  • +135 > 4702 Total Recovered (73% of total)
  • 22 ICU (9 require ventilator)

MCO UPDATES

  • A total of 147 people have ran away from quarantine centers says MOH DG Dr Noor Hisham. (Source)
  • Penang announced RM76 million stimulus package for the people of the island state. (Source)
  • Cops are looking for the nine foreigners who have escaped quarantine centers. (Source)
  • KTMB, Malaysia’s interstate rail line has been put into the spotlight as evidence of people flouting MCO in crowded trains has been shared online. (Source)
  • You now don’t have to pay compounding interests on your hire purchase loans (car loans) as the Finance Ministry has made another u-turn. (Source)
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No compounding on extending your car loan during this moratorium.

GLOBAL UPDATES

  • New York state has added 1,700 previously undisclosed deaths at nursing homes and adult care facilities, raising the death toll within those institutions to 4,813.
  • Virgin Atlantic says it will cut over 3,000 jobs — around a third of staff — after the coronavirus put airlines under “unprecedented pressure”.
  • India has reported 3,932 new COVID-19 cases and 175 new deaths, raising the country’s total to 46,437 with 1,566 confirmed deaths. This is the largest number of new cases & deaths reported in India so far.
  • Australia and New Zealand are to reopen flights only when the virus risk is eliminated. (Source)
  • France have reported 330 new deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest since April 29, raising the country’s death toll to 25,531.
  • Brazil has confirmed 2,312 new coronavirus cases and 157 new deaths today, raising the country’s total to 110,156 with 7,485 confirmed deaths.
  • Many in Indonesia are worried about the job loss more than the virus. (Source)
  • USA continues to press on China for causing the pandemic as they hid facts and findings from the WHO and the world to save face. (Source)
  • Brazil has confirmed 2,312 new coronavirus cases and 157 new deaths today, raising the country’s total to 110,156 with 7,485 confirmed deaths.
  • The USA recorded +23,716 new cases, raising their total to 1,216,288 cases.
  • A researcher in Pittsburgh that is working on the virus cure is found dead in his house. (Source)
  • Belgium to reopen shops on May 11 under strict social distancing rules, prime minister says.
  • Germany’s Bundesliga football has been given permission to restart behind closed doors in the second half of May, sources have told dpa after a video conference of Chancellor Angela Merkel with state premiers.
  • The Russian Minister of Culture Olga Lyubimova has tested positive for COVID-19. She is the fourth member of the Russian cabinet to contract COVID-19. PM Mikhail Mishustin, Construction Minister Vladimir Yakushev & his deputy Dmitry Volkov has also tested positive for the virus.
  • Iran records 1,680 new cases and 78 deaths in past 24 hrs in Iran. Total cases now 101,650 and deaths 6,418. This is the second daily increase from cases less than 1,000 and deaths less than 100.

Updates till here today.