MOH: 15 Districts In Malaysia Are Classified As COVID-19 Red Zones

As of today, 30 March, there are 156 new COVID-19 cases.

Cover image via Choo Choy May/Malay Mail & New Straits Times

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah just announced that there are 156 new COVID-19 cases today, 30 March

During the press conference announcing the daily COVID-19 updates, he said that this brings the number of cases in Malaysia to a total of 2,626.

Since the first report of COVID-19 in the nation, Malaysia has recorded a total of 37 coronavirus-related deaths

94 patients are currently receiving treatment in Intensive Care Units around the nation, with 62 of them requiring breathing assistance.

And on the other hand, 91 people have fully recovered within the past day. A total of 479 patients have been discharged from hospitals since the disease was first identified in Malaysia.

The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported that 15 districts are now classified as COVID-19 red zones with over 40 confirmed cases in each area

Malay Mail reported that on 21 March, there were only six districts classified as COVID-19 red zones. However, within nine days, the numbers have increase to 15.

The COVID-19 red zones in Malaysia include: 

- Petaling
- Lembah Pantai
- Hulu Langat
- Seremban
- Johor Bahru
- Kluang
- Kuching
- Kota Bharu
- Kepong 
- Kinta
- Gombak 
- Klang 
- Titiwangsa 
- Tawau 
- Hilir Perak

According to the infographic published by MOH, Petaling in Selangor tops the list with 223 cases, followed by Lembah Pantai in Kuala Lumpur with 219 positive cases.

Image via KKM Putrajaya

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