By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported an additional 110 new coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the country total to 900. The death toll remains at two.

Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Sabah and Johor has reported the most cases.

According to preliminary investigations, out of the 110 new cases reported today, a total of 63 cases were related to the tabligh assembly cluster at the Jamek Seri Petaling Mosque.

To date, 20 positive cases of COVID-19 are being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and need respiratory assistance.

In addition, the MOH reported 15 cases that have recovered and are allowed to be released today. This resulted in a cumulative total of COVID-19 fully recovered cases and a total of 75 cases.

The Movement Control Order was implemented from March 18 to March 31, 2020, which included a comprehensive ban on the movement to curb the spread of the COVID-19 infection in Malaysia. During this time, people were asked to stay home. Therefore, the MOH would like to advise the public on the following to ensure optimum health:

  • Adopt a healthy lifestyle. This includes maintaining a healthy diet, being physically active, non-smoking in the home and staying calm and practicing positive stress management.
  • Ensures that the food purchased is in good condition and does not exceed the expiration date. Damaged foods can cause food poisoning.
  • For people with chronic illnesses, ensure adequate supply of medicines and continue to take medications on a regular basis.
  • Conduct cleaning of the home and premises, including disinfection.
  • If you do not feel well, contact the virtual health advisory and attend a Webinar session that will be held daily starting at 9am at the following link: