Malaysians scramble as order restricting movement kicks in

A sudden weekend spike saw Malaysia’s coronavirus case count nearly treble to 553, prompting Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Monday to order a nationwide restriction of movement from today until March 31.

The order came just a day before the worst-hit country in South-east Asia announced its first deaths from the crisis – that of a 60-year-old pastor in Sarawak and a 34-year-old man in Johor.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST’s best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content


Leave a Reply

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies.  Learn more