Archive for December 18th, 2020

What is the government doing to ensure that the IHME projection that Malaysia will reach 5,000 daily increase of new Covid-19 cases by end February does not come true?

(Tatal ke bawah untuk kenyataan versi BM)

At the current rate of new daily increases of Covid-19 cases, Malaysia will cross the 100,000 mark in cumulative total of Covid-19 cases by Christmas Day next week.

The US-based Institute for Health Metrics Evaluation (IHME) projects a continuous rise in Covid-19 cases until mid-March 2021, hitting over 5,000 infections daily at the end of February.

If the IHME model is proved right, then Malaysia will join the top 30 countries in the world with the most rapid surge in Covid-19 infections, as there are less than 25 countries in the world which register a daily increase of 5,000 Covid-19 infections. Read the rest of this entry »

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