← Back to list
Nearly 630 COVID-19 cases today
Oct 16, 2020
6 more people have died due to COVID-19, raising the death toll to 176.
Meanwhile, Malaysia reported 629 new cases today, and only 2 were imported cases.
Sabah continues to record the highest number with almost 490, followed by 50 in Selangor and Penang 33.
The Health Ministry has also detected three new clusters nationwide.
Perak rules out EMCO for Taiping detention centre
There are NO plans yet to enforce an Enhanced MCO at a detention centre in Taiping, Perak.
State authorities say this is because the infection only involved one block at the centre.
Meanwhile, Taiping is now a COVID-19 redzone, following a high number of infections.
The State Health Dept says almost 80 cases have been detected in the district in the last two weeks.
Meanwhile, a Conditional MCO is set to be placed in Kampung Pasang Che Mas in Baling, Kedah due to a rise in COVID-19 infections.
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob says it will come into effect this Sunday until October 31st.
Find out what's happening in the entertainment world today and don't miss out on the current scores of your favourite sport!
Make sure you tune in to PETRONAS News Update on MIX fm at these times:
7am, 8am, 9am, 10am, 5pm, 6pm
8am, 10am, 12pm