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MCO Is Back From Wednesday, 13 January, For Two Weeks (And Could Be Extended)

MCO Is Back From Wednesday, 13 January, For Two Weeks (And Could Be Extended)

Social activities are not allowed and nationwide interstate travel is not allowed.

Kirat Kaur

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Malaysia will again be going under lockdown for two weeks starting 12.01am on Wednesday (13 January) in order to curb the spread of Covid-19 which has reached record numbers in the past few days.

In his special address today, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced that the Movement Control Order (MCO) will end on 26 January 2021.

The situation today is indeed very alarming. Our healthcare system is under tremendous pressure more than any other time during the pandemic. Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin

There will be no interstate travel allowed nationwide.

Meanwhile, where infection rates are especially high, social activities are also not allowed in some states under MCO, namely:

  1. Federal Territories – Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan
  2. Selangor
  3. Melaka
  4. Johor
  5. Pulau Pinang
  6. Sabah

States that will undergo Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) are:

  1. Kedah
  2. Perak
  3. Negeri Sembilan
  4. Pahang
  5. Terengganu
  6. Kelantan

Only two states will continue under Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO):

  1. Perlis
  2. Sarawak

The Prime Minister also added that as of 11 January 2021, 70% infection cases involve Malaysians and only 30% involve non-Malaysian citizens.


READ MORE: Important Things The PM Said Besides MCO 2.0 On 13 January


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