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Malaysia to curb movement for 2 weeks from Wednesday to contain virus

Schools and shops to shut; only essential-service agencies will operate. In Singapore, government has worked to ensure supply of essential goods

Tourists outside a Kuala Lumpur mosque. With the curbs in place, entry of visitors will be restricted. Malaysians returning from abroad will be checked and have to be self-quarantined for 14 days.


MALAYSIA is restricting movement nationwide for two weeks from March 18 to fight the Covid-19 outbreak.

Entry restrictions will be in place, and all shops will close, with the exception of those selling food and daily essentials. Schools, private businesses and government...

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