We are in the 13th day of the nationwide lock down aka movement restriction order which commenced on 18th March 2020. By now the US have taken the lead in the total number of infections – recording 105,240 confirmed cases compared to China which has 86,498 confirmed cases todate. Infographic source: Statista
Last Wednesday, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the country will be placed in total lock down for the next 21 days as his government takes step to halt the spread of coronavirus. It did not take long for the Indian police and the military to enforce this lock down order. Image source: NPR.
Not many questions asked, offenders are given the whack of a wooden stick or metal rod. In Malaysia, we may come to this as well if some Malaysians still don’t adhere to stay at home order.
Continuing from Part 1 here
Malaysia recorded its highest increase of the COVID-19 cases today with 212 cases to a total of 1,518 cases and 14 deaths. As at now, 943 cases or 63% of the infection cluster was from the tabligh gathering at a mosque in Sri Petaling. The tabligh gathering was held late February when Malaysia already got COVID-19 confirmed cases and medical screening have commenced. Image source: MOH
The icon of clumsiness, major screw-up and government running blind in the country – the Health Minister telling incorrectly that hot water & acid in stomach can kill the coronavirus. Still wonder why the number of infected cases has shot up after Pakatan Harapan lost power? Image source: SAYS
We are into the 4th day of the lock down and by now, I have more or less found a rhythm working from home although the workplace have been far from comfortable. Despite the lock down, the number of confirmed infection had continued to increase with 1183 cases with 114 recovered and 8 deaths. Not counting the cross-infection cases, 60% of the infection was from the tabligh gathering at a mosque in Sri Petaling. Image source: Outbreak MY