Covid-19: 190 new cases recorded, bringing total number to 428


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has its biggest jump in new Covid-19 cases as 190 were recorded on Sunday (March 15).

This brings the total number of cases in the country to 428, said the Health Ministry.

Its minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said most of the new cases were related to the tabligh programme in Masjid Jamek Sri Petaling, held from Feb 27 to March 1.

Dr Adham said that the ministry was still tracing those who took part in the tabligh programme.

"We urge those who participated in the programme to contact the nearest district health office for further instructions," he said in a statement.

He said that participants of the tabligh programme need to be monitored for 14 days from the end of the programme or the last close contact they had with those diagnosed positive with Covid-19.

He urged those who went to the tabligh programme to cooperate with the authorities to prevent further spread of Covid-19 among Malaysians.

Dr Adham said that of the 428 cases in the country, nine patients were in the intensive care unit (ICU) and needed respiratory assistance.

Meanwhile, seven individuals have been discharged from the Sungai Buloh Hospital, he said.

He said with the number, 42 Covid-19 patients in the country have so far recovered.

Dr Adham also urged Malaysians to refrain from spreading fake information that can cause panic among the public.

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