COVID-19: Malaysia reports fourth COVID-19 death, patient had attended religious gathering

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported its fourth fatality related to COVID-19 on Saturday (Mar 21).

In a Twitter update, Malaysia’s health ministry said that Case 238, a 50-year-old Malaysian man, had died on Saturday.

The man, who was part of the tabligh (religious) rally held at Sri Petaling mosque between Feb 27 and Mar 1, was admitted to Melaka Hospital on Mar 12.

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The ministry also reported 153 new positive cases, bringing the total number to 1,183. 

Of the new cases, 90 are related to the religious rally.

As of Mar 21, 37 cases are being treated in the intensive care unit.

The ministry also reported that 27 more cases have been cured of COVID-19, bringing the total number of recovered and discharged patients to 114.

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