Malaysia’s Movement Control Order extended 4 more weeks until June 9th.

The 4 more weeks extension will also forbid interstate travel.
Movement Control Order Extension 4 weeks June 9 News Asia Today

Earlier today, Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, announced another four-week extension for the existing “conditional” movement control order.

The movement control order will now be scheduled to end on  9th June 2020.

In addition to the extensions, interstate travel for Hari Raya, Kaamatan, and Gawai are also forbidden.

Live Announcement by Malaysian Prime Minister.

The new four-week extension was decided under the advice of the Ministry of Health and the National Security Council as new cases are still rising on a daily basis.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin also announced that many previously declared “red zones” have seen improvements, with only 4 zones declared red currently.

He also added that now is a critical time for the country and advised people to remain cautious, avoiding crowded places until the pandemic has been overcome.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.