Nationwide MCO from May 12 until June 7

by AZREEN HANI

THE government has agreed to impose the Movement Control Order (MCO) from May 12, until June 7, says Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Muhyiddin said the decision is made following the special National Security Council’s meeting today.

“During this period, all economic sectors are allowed to operate,” Muhyiddin said in a statement.

“With a daily case count of over 4,000 cases and 37,396 active cases with 1,700 deaths reported as of 10 May 2021, Malaysia is facing the third wave of that can
trigger a national crisis,” he added.

During the period, all interstate travel will not be allowed except for emergency, health, work, economics, vaccination appointments and long distance marriage.

The same applies to all forms of social gathering.

Marriage ceremonies are allowed by the amount attendance and SOPs determined by the respective state religious authorities  and the National Registration Department for non -Muslims.

All sports and recreational activities except non contact sports as jogging, cycling and personal workouts at open areas are prohibited.

All educational institutions are closed with exceptions for students who will sit for international examinations.

Only three people are allowed in private vehicles, taxis and e-hailing including the driver.

 

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