Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has just made his official announcement moments ago. It’s not a lockdown, but a nationwide health precaution is being imposed.

Now that Malaysia is currently Southeast Asia’s highest recorded cases (553 as at time of writing), the government is taking drastic measures in tackling Covid-19.

Source: Bernama

Effective from this Wednesday (18th March 2020) onwards, the nationwide measure under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 and Police Act 1967 will carry on till the end of the month (31st Match).


There is no curfew per se, but the public is encourage to stay at home as all public movement and mass gatherings are being restricted. Here are 6 highlights to note:

For enquiries on the Restricted Movement Order, you may contact 03-88882010.

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