Start from 18 March 2020 until 31 March 2020 Malaysia start movement control order which restricted movement across state, and also wandering outside of the house without valid reason. This action is the avoid people to people contact, social distancing to break the infection chain. As long as you stay at home, not contacting others (infected, suspect or stranger), then you will be safe, your family will be safe too.
18–31 March nationwide Movement Control Order
- The general are prohibited to mass gather or attend massive events including religious, sports, social and cultural activities. All worshipping locations and business premises should be closed except for supermarkets, public markets, grocery stores and convenience stores that sells everyday necessities. For Muslims, all religious activities in mosques including Friday prayers are adjourned in line with decision made on 15 March 2020 by the Special Muzakarah Committee Meeting of the National Fatwa Council.
- Malaysians travelling abroad are required to undergo health check and self-quarantine for 14 days.
- Tourists and foreign visitors are restricted to enter the country.
- Closure of all kindergartens, government and private schools, including daily schools, boarding schools, international schools, tahfiz centres and other primary, secondary and pre-university institutions.
- Closure of all public and private higher education institution (IPTs) and skill training institutes.
- Closure of all government and private premises except for essential services (water, electricity, energy, telecommunications, postal, transportation, irrigation, oil, gas, fuel, lubricants, broadcasting, finance, banking, health, pharmacy, fire, prison, port, airport, safety, defence, cleaning, retail and food supply).
Remember this Movement Control is not for you to do home gathering, to do balik kampung, to visit relatives, or holiday at home, this is the time we as Malaysian to work together, to stop the Covid-19.
Enforcement will issue summonses on those who breaches the Movement Control Order, prevention and control of infectious diseases regulations could face RM10,000 fine.
Those who violate the government’s movement control order (MCO), implemented yesterday to curb the spread of Covid-19, risk a fine of up to RM10,000 if the public prosecutor decides to file the case in a magistrate’s court, a lawyer says. (taken from freemalaysiatoday.com)
Under the nationwide MCO announced by Prime Minister Muhyddin Yassin on Monday, no one can “make any journey” from one place to another except to perform official duties, to perform and provide essential services, to purchase, supply or deliver food or daily necessities, to seek treatment or for any other purpose permitted by the director-general (DG) of health.
Stay Calm, Stay Home, Stay Safe!