COVID-19: Current Status in Malaysia

COVID-19: Current Status in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: On the 23rd of April 2020, Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has announced the third extension to the Movement Control Order (MCO) which will effective from 28th April 2020 to 12th May 2020. This decision was made after carefully going through data that is provided by the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH).

In the third phase of the Movement Control Order, we can see the number of new COVID-19 cases being controlled without a sudden increase.

As such, all Malaysians would need to adapt to the new normal in our daily lives as advised by the Ministry of Health. This includes:

  • Comply with the MCO
  • “Stay at home” except for those working in essential and permissible sectors, as well as for permissible urgent matters
  • Maintain high personal hygiene at all times by regularly washing hands with water and soap
  • Practice social distancing is at least 1 metre away from others