A new norm given this pandemic is always washing hands, wearing a mask and of course, keeping social distancing. In most cases, it is mandatory to maintain this to avoid further infections of COVID19. Infographic source: Statista… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2021: Idiots Throwing Social Distancing Out Of Window”
What signifies Thaipusam celebrations in Malaysia? If you are in Klang Valley, it will be a trip to Batu Caves and climb up 272 steps all the way up to the caves with a kavadi. An image of Batu Caves in the 1950s. Image source: Astro Ulagam… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2021: What We Can Learn From Recent Thaipusam Fiasco?”
On 11th January 2021, the Prime Minister announced a stricter movement control order (MCO) for 6 states namely Wilayah and Selangor which encompasses ban on inter-state and inter-district. And a day after the MCO was announced and was due to take place, Malaysia recorded the highest number of COVID19 cases at 3,309 cases (on 14th, we set a new record with 3,337 new cases and 15 deaths).… [Click to read the rest] “Lockdown in Malaysia 2021: Not A Big Surprise, MCO 2.0 Was Highly Expected”
As at 7th January 2021, Malaysia registered 3,027 new COVID19 cases making a total 128,465 case and 8 new deaths making a total 521 deaths. Image source: Malay Mail.
Globally the total number of COVID19 infection cases has arisen more than 86 million cases with 1.9 million deaths with the US remained in the lead with 21 million cases and more than 360,000 cases.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2021: Part 1 Unexpected COVID19 Scare At The Office”
Seriously, despite the obvious implications, there are still really stupid people out there who not only endanger themselves with their stupidity but also endanger others with massive infections. They have become as dangerous as the COVID19 virus which had killed more than 700,000 people around the world. Don’t they read and watch the news?… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Time to Lock Up Really Stupid People!!”
This time, the surge of Covid-19 virus outbreak is in India and it is due tabligh gathering in New Delhi. It is now labelled as the biggest domestic source of the disease in the country. Doesn’t this sound very familiar? Infographic source: Hindustan Times
It is the same pattern that is emerging from the tabligh gathering in Malaysia.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Another Surge of Virus Infection from Tabligh Gathering”
There has been a huge spike in virus infection in recent days. The 2019-nCoV virus (now known as COVID-19) situation as at 13th February 2020: 1,489 dead, 6,984 recovered and 64,268 confirmed cases. Since 8th February 2020, the number of deaths has increased by another 675 deaths.
Compared to 8th February 2020, the fatality rate as of 13th February 2020 had increased from 2.17% to 2.32% but the recovery rate had improved from 7.77% to 10.87%.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Novel Coronavirus Situation As At 13th February 2020”
The 2019-nCoV virus situation as of 3rd February 2020: 426 dead, 623 recovered and 19,881 confirmed cases. Since 31st January 2020, the number of deaths has increased by another 167 deaths.
Compared to 31st January 2020, the fatality rate as of 3rd February 2020 had reduced from 2.28% to 2.14% whilst there has a good improvement in the recovery rate from 2.22% to 3.13%.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Novel Coronavirus Situation As At 3rd February 2020”