news

Covid-19: Perak plans to revive shuttered hotels as quarantine centres

IPOH (July 28): Perak plans to revive hotels that closed down due to poor business during the movement control order (MCO) by using them as Covid-19 quarantine facilities, reported The Malay Mail today.

Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said such plans “would help the hotels to start back their businesses”.

“We have to re-open the quarantine centres as lately there have been a lot of cases where people violated the home quarantine order, which has led to the increase in the Covid-19 infection.

“We will discuss with the hotels on the prices so that the people who can afford can quarantine themselves at the hotels,” Ahmad Faizal said after the launch of the state-level  2020 National Month and Fly the Jalur Gemilang campaign at the Perak Darul Ridzuan Building here today.

“We have no problem in re-opening the hotels as the quarantine centres. The State Security Council will expedite the process of reopening.

“We have to do it as soon as possible as we already have issues of Person Under Surveillance (PUS), who are under the Home Surveillance Order (HSO), violating the order by dining at restaurants,” the news portal reported him saying.

Stay safe. Keep updated on the latest news at www.EdgeProp.my 

Click here for more property stories.

Click here to see residential properties for sale in Perak.

Looking for properties to buy or rent? With >150,000 exclusive listings, including undervalued properties, from vetted Pro Agents, you can now easily find the right property on Malaysia's leading property portal EdgeProp! You can also get free past transacted data and use our proprietary Edge Reference Price tool, to make an informed purchase.
SHARE
RELATED POSTS
  1. Maximum of 10% of managers, supervisors can work in office for limited hours in CMCO areas — MITI
  2. The Edge says: Latest work-from-home order a flawed and discriminatory decision
  3. Report: Thailand welcomes foreign visitors with ‘Special Tourist Visa’