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MCO to be reimplemented in Malaysia starting 13 Jan 2021

During the broadcast at 6pm today, Prime Minister Muhyiddin had announced that the Movement Control Order (MCO) will be reimplemented in certain states for 14 days starting from 13 January 2021. There’s a mixed response from Malaysians, where some are worried about the economy while others debated on the virus spreading rapidly.

Heavy feelings were felt when the decision was announced. Nevertheless, we need to pay attention to the details this time so that we are able to contain the virus once and for all.

Source: PMO Malaysia

If you missed out his speech, these would be the important points that you might want to take note.

  • MCO will be reimplemented on 6 states starting 13 January 2020 at 12a.m.,where the states are Pulau Pinang, Selangor, Wilayah Persekutuan (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya & Labuan), Melaka, Johor and Sabah.
  • CMCO to be implemented in six states: Pahang, Perak, Negeri Sembilan, Kedah, Terengganu, Kelantan.
  • RMCO in Perlis and Sarawak to be extended
  • Interstate travel will be banned, where interdistrict travel in MCO states is not allowed too
  • A 10km movement radius limit will be imposed for states under MCO, and strictly for buying groceries only
  • Only 2 family members are allowed to be in a vehicle, as well as shopping for groceries
  • No dining-in restaurants for states under MCO. Only takeaway or delivery is allowed
  • Whereas, dine-in, takeaway or delivery is allowed for states under CMCO and RMCO, however, SOPs still applied
  • All social activities, such as weddings, conferences, religious gatherings and others, are not allowed in states under MCO.
  • Only 5 essential services will be allowed to operate in states under MCO, and they are manufacturing, construction, service, trade, and plantations and commodities.
  • Working from home is the only option for all sectors which do not fall under the essential service
  • For businesses categorised as essential services, only 30% of the staff are allowed to be in office
  • Students who will be sitting for SPM 2020 and 2021 will be allowed to return to school, even if the state is under MCO

Here’s the full broadcast, in case you are looking for it.

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