MOH: It's physical distancing now, not social distancing

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): The Health Ministry (MOH) today announced that the term social distancing used in the standard operating procedure (SOP) to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has now been changed to physical distancing.

The use of the new term refers to the public observing a one-metre distance from each other in new habits.

"The term social distancing has now been replaced by physical distancing," the MOH said via Twitter yesterday.

In addition, the public must also comply with the conditions set under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).

Those in the high-risk category such as children, infants, the elderly and the disabled need to be protected and individuals who feel unwell and show symptoms (of Covid-19) are urgently required to undergo a health examination.

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