January 11th local time, Malaysian Prime Minister Muhidin said in a televised speech that in the next two weeks, different levels of movement control orders will be implemented at three levels throughout the country to better prevent and control the epidemic.
Muhidin said that in the most severe areas of the epidemic, including the federal territory (Kuala Lumpur, Nadi, Putrajaya), Selangor, Penang, Malacca, Johor and Sabah, have implemented movement control orders prohibiting all gathering activities, prohibiting cross-district movement, allowing people to travel within 10 kilometers of their places of residence, and prohibiting canteening.
Wait. Only five fields, including manufacturing, construction, service industry, trade and transportation, planting and original industries, are allowed to continue business, but only 30% of employees are allowed to return to work in the office.
In addition, major examinations in 2020 and 2021, such as the Malaysian Diploma of Education Examination, will still be held as usual, and candidates will not be subject to the restrictions of administration.
Muhidin said that conditional movement control orders will be implemented in Pahang, Perak, Sembilan, Kedah, Terengganu and Kelantan states, in addition to resuscitative movement control orders in Glass City and Sarawak.
Interstate movement is banned nationwide. All three levels of control orders will be implemented from midnight on the 13th and will continue until January 26.
Malaysia’s Ministry of Health released epidemic data on the 11th.
As of 12:00 noon local time on the 11th, 2,232 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 4 new deaths were reported in the country within 24 hours.
So far, a total of 138,224 cases have been confirmed and 555 deaths have been accumulated. Since January 5, Malaysia has more than 2,000 confirmed cases in a single day for seven consecutive days.