By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) announced two additional COVID-19 cases Saturday.
The 20th case involved a 27-year-old Chinese citizen who arrived in Malaysia on February 1, 2020 for his business. On February 12, 2020, he was on his way to Thailand and returned to Malaysia on February 13, 2020. He was diagnosed with a current thermal scanner through the Malaysia-Thailand International Land Gate, and was later referred to Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital, Alor Setar on the day. The same. The COVID-19 detection screening test was conducted and was positively confirmed on February 14, 2020.
The 21st case is a 32-year-old Chinese woman married to a Malaysian citizen and has resided in Malaysia. He has a history of traveling to China from January 22, 2020 to January 30, 2020 to visit his family. On February 13, 2020 he had symptoms of throat pain and was later referred to the hospital for further examination. The COVID-19 screening screening test was conducted and was positively confirmed on February 14, 2020. The case was admitted to Sultanah Maliha Hospital, Langkawi for further treatment and monitoring.
With the addition of two new cases, the cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases is 21; eleven cases of COVID-19 infection Patient-Under-Investigation (PUI), eight cases of close contact and two cases among Malaysians brought home by the Humanitarian Aid Mission.
Of these, fifteen cases were Chinese nationals and six were Malaysian nationals.
Globally, more than 67,000 cases reported from 29 countries, including 1527 deaths.
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