The ban on interstate journey, together with throughout the Hari Raya celebrations, must be prolonged owing to the Covid-19 scenario, the well being ministry mentioned right now.
In accordance with a Bernama report, well being minister Dr Adham Baba mentioned the ministry will suggest that the lifting of interstate journey restrictions be postponed.
He mentioned the federal government has acquired requests from varied events to delay the lifting of the restrictions.
“As circumstances are rising day by day and (the scenario) continues to be unstable, journey (restrictions) should be prolonged,” he mentioned after an occasion in Putrajaya
Adham additionally mentioned Ramadan bazaars shall be closed in the event that they result in new Covid-19 clusters.
Photos of a number of Ramadan bazaars had gone viral, exhibiting crowds flocking to stalls with bodily distancing barely noticed.
To handle this, the federal government has empowered metropolis mayors, native council heads and enforcement officers of Grade-19 and above to wonderful those that violate the usual working procedures.
Beforehand, well being consultants had urged Putrajaya to maintain the ban on interstate journey throughout the Hari Raya festive interval. They mentioned the restrictions ought to stay till Covid-19 circumstances drop to double digits.
Nonetheless, some enterprise teams have additionally pleaded for Putrajaya to elevate the ban as extra companies within the tourism business are going through closures.
In the meantime, the Malaysian Medical Affiliation additionally warned that infections are anticipated to rise with folks visiting Ramadan bazaars over the subsequent 30 days.