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Malaysia Records 14 New Covid-19 Cases Marking Second Wave Of Infections Locally, Total Now At 50

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Malaysia Records 14 New Covid-19 Cases Marking Biggest Jump In One Day, Total Cases Now At 50 - WORLD OF BUZZ
Source: Malay Mail & The Business Times

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Malaysia has recorded 14 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 as of 4th March 2020. This marks the biggest jump in a day for our country.

The Ministry of Health said that Malaysia is entering its second wave of Covid-19.

The first wave consisted of infected people mostly from China and had a history of travels to China, whereas the second wave began with the 23rd case when most of the cases involved infections among locals.

“We are still in the early stages of containment where we know who and where the Covid-19 infections are. If we reach the last stage of containment, the MOH will change its strategy according to current needs,” said the Director General of Health.

So far, the Ministry of Health reported that 21 cases have been linked to case 26, UDA Holdings Bhd board member, Hisham Hamdan who was diagnosed with Covid-19 on 27th February. His case has been classified as a cluster case.

Malaysia Records 14 New Covid-19 Cases Marking Second Wave Of Infections Locally, Total Now At 50 - WORLD OF BUZZ

Of the 21 cases, 16 were close contacts of case 26 while the other five cases were second-generation infections.

This brings the total number of cases in Malaysia to 50, with 22 recovered and discharged.

Just yesterday (3rd March), seven patients were confirmed to be infected with Covid-19. These seven patients also had some link to case 26.

Stay tuned for more updates. In the mean time, be safe out there, guys!

 

Also read: Ministry Of Health Confirms 7 New Covid-19 Cases In Malaysia, Bringing Total To 36 Cases

Ministry Of Health Confirms 7 New Covid-19 Cases In Malaysia, Bringing Total To 36 Cases - WORLD OF BUZZ

Source: FMT

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