Lockdown announced

17 Mar 2020 / Malaysia

Malaysia will be in a nationwide lockdown from 18 March until 31 March, due to the Covid-19 outbreak. All Malaysians will be banned from travelling abroad, and no tourists or foreigners will be allowed to enter the country.

It is understood that ports and airports will function as per requirement.

All business premises have to be shut down, except for outlets such as supermarkets and grocery stores selling daily essentials. All government and private premises would be closed during the lockdown, except for essential services such as utilities, telecommunications, transport, banking, health, pharmacies, ports, airports, cleaning and food supplies.

For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in Malaysia, contact GAC Malaysia at [email protected]

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