The cumulative total of cases has now reached 1,183 in the country. <small> Cover image via Bernama </small>
A total of 153 new COVID-19 cases were recorded today, 21 March
This marks the seventh consecutive day of three-digit increase in COVID-19 cases, bringing the total tally to 1,183. On 20 March, a total of 130 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the country.
27 patients made a full recovery today, bring the total number of the recovered patient to 114.
<blockquote><p dir="ltr" lang="en">UPDATE: 153 new positive cases have been reported today bringing the total number to 1,183.Of the new cases, 90 are related to the tabligh gathering.27 cases have been cured as of March 21st, meaning 114 patients are confirmed recovered and discharged.</p>— KKMPutrajaya (@KKMPutrajaya) March 21, 2020</blockquote>
Of the 153 new cases, 90 are linked to the cluster cases from the tabligh gathering at Sri Petaling Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur
The religious gathering was attended by over 14,500 Malaysians.
With the new cases recorded today, 21 March, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases of Malaysians from the tabligh gathering has now crossed 700.
Meanwhile, one new death was reported today
The fourth death involved case 238, a 50-year-old Malaysian citizen.
According to the Ministry of Health, this is in addition to the third death reported on Friday, 20 March.
<blockquote><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Sadly there has been a fourth death involving case 238, a local man aged 50, who was part of the tabligh gathering.The patient was admitted to Melaka Hospital on March 12th and passed away at 10.30 am, [email protected] @WHOMalaysia</p>— KKMPutrajaya (@KKMPutrajaya) March 21, 2020</blockquote>
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