COVID-19 pandemic in Kuala Lumpur

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COVID-19 pandemic in Kuala Lumpur
Disease COVID-19
Virus strain SARS-CoV-2
LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
First outbreak Wuhan, Hubei, China
Index case Titiwangsa
Arrival date5 February 2020
Confirmed cases2,445
Active casesN/A
Recovered2,416
Deaths
18
Government website
https://newslab.malaysiakini.com/covid-19/en/state/kuala-lumpur (Non government)

The COVID-19 pandemic in Kuala Lumpur started when a Chinese male national from Wuhan in the province of Hubei tested positive on 3 February 2020. As of 10 July, Kuala Lumpur confirmed 2,445 cases and 18 fatalities. [1]

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Statistics

Distribution of active cases in past 14 days in areas of Kuala Lumpur (as of 19 July 2021)
AreaActive cases in past 14 days
1 Lembah Pantai 4
2 Cheras 3
2 Titiwangsa 3
4 Kepong 1
Total9

Details of death cases in Kuala Lumpur

Details of the confirmed death cases in Kuala Lumpur as of 7 July 2020
Case NumberDate of DeathNationalityGenderAgeHospitalised LocationPatient DataSourceAdditional Source
129021 March 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male57Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur Hospital The deceased was identified as Idris Atan, a Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) veteran. He travelled to Vietnam and had direct contact with a Tablighi Jamaat in Masjid Sri Petaling participant. Developed symptoms on 7 March. He died at 3:22 pm, 21 March. He was a veteran PAS member and founded PAS branch in Batu Caves, Selangor on 1988. [2]
2133424 March 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male75Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalIdentified as Lt Col Rahmad Said, who is a military veteran. First hospitalised in Tuanku Mizan Military Hospital on 16 March before being transferred to Kuala Lumpur Hospital on 18 March. He died at 7:40 pm, 24 March.
3105626 March 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male35Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalIdentified as Mohd Fairos Saberon, a police inspector. Saberon had travel history to Bandung, Indonesia on early March. Saberon died at 9:30 pm, 26 March.
478729 March 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male77Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad hypertension. Died at 10:40 am, 29 March.
5262627 March 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male69N/AHad diabetes and hypertension, and travelled to Saudi Arabia before. He died at his home on 27 March and the body was brought to Kuala Lumpur Hospital. He was diagnosed during the post-mortem.
619331 March 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Female80Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. Died at 4:30 am, 31 March after 18 days of hospitalisation. She is the close contact of Case 115.
7105331 March 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male62Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad diabetes and hypertension and was a close contact of Case 486. Died at 10:46 pm, 31 March.
8214928 March 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Female85Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg National Heart Institute Had heart disease. Died at 12:10 am, 28 March.
934844 April 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male68Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad diabetes. Died at 3:40 pm, 4 April.
1019068 April 2020Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan Male69Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalA participant of Tablighi Jamaat event in Masjid Sri Petaling. He died at 9:30 am, 8 April. He lived in Menara City One condominium which was placed under Enhanced Movement Control Order due to spike of cases. He was the 2nd fatality of Kuala Lumpur related to Tabligh cluster.
11422910 April 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male77Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad diabetes. Died at 4 am, 10 April.
12481812 April 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male63Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad heart and kidney disease. Died at 11:36 pm, 12 April.
13471115 April 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male66Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad hypertension and heart disease. Died at 12:55 pm, 15 April. He was a close contact of Case 5332 (15th death).
14265712 April 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male60Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad diabetes and hypertension. Died at 3:20 pm, 12 April.
15533221 April 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male92Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad diabetes, hypertension and dementia. He had close contact with Case 4711 (13th death). Died at 1:30 am, 21 April.
16280624 April 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Female62Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalShe was the mother of Case 1346. Had hypertension. Died at 5:43 pm, 24 April.
17544130 April 2020Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Male66Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur HospitalHad close contact with Case 4818 (12th death) and had cancer. Died at 4 pm, 30 April.
18746812 June 2020Flag of India.svg  India Male67Flag of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.svg Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM HospitalThe deceased was identified as Zeawdeen Kadar Masdar, an Indian national from Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu who was detained at the Bukit Jalil Immigration Detention Depot. He had diabetes, hypertension, heart and kidney disease. Masdar was found unconscious on 12 June and was rushed to UKM Hospital, and died. As of 22 June, the post-mortem report is still underway. [3]

Timeline

February 2020

On 3 February, Kuala Lumpur recorded its first case of infection: a 63-year-old Chinese male national. He arrived in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) from Xiamen of Fujian Province on 18 January with his family. He developed mild fever on 23 January, and was admitted to Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL). He was tested positive on 3 February. He wasn't given any antiviral drugs for treatment.

On 5 February, another case was recorded: a 37-year-old Chinese female national. She arrived in Kuala Lumpur International Airport with her mother and three friends on 25 January, and toured around the city. On 1 February, she sought treatment at HKL after having slight fever. The doctor allowed her to go home to rest after prescribing the medicine, but order her and her group to stay indoors and isolate. Health officials continued to monitor the woman and found that her condition persisted until 5 February, where she was referred to HKL and diagnosed at the same day. [4]

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