The total number of cases linked to the tabligh cluster has now reached 513. <small> Cover image via The Malaysian Reserve </small>
A total of 117 new COVID-19 cases were recorded today, 18 March
According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), 80 of these new cases are linked to the cluster cases to the four-day <i>ijtimak tabligh</i> gathering that was held at Sri Petaling Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur.
The religious gathering was attended by over 14,500 Malaysians.
With the new cases recorded today, 18 March, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases of Malaysians from the tabligh gathering has now reached 513.
The total number of cases in the country is now 790
Of which, 15 patients are in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and require breathing assistance.<br></br></p> <blockquote><p dir="ltr" lang="in">TERKINI: 117 kes baru #COVID19 di Malaysia menjadikan 790 kes, 18 Mac 2020. 11 lagi telah pulih menjadikan 60 pesakit telah pulih dan discaj. 80 daripada kes baru yang dilaporkan hari ini berkait kes kluster perhimpunan di Sri Petaling. Kenyataan penuh menyusul.</p>— KKMPutrajaya (@KKMPutrajaya) March 18, 2020</blockquote>
Additionally, there is now a case in every state
On Tuesday, Malaysia recorded its first two coronavirus-related deaths:
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