Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the application was being upgraded and enhanced to better manage the outbreak, as well as to meet the needs of users in the effort to break the chain of infection in the community.
Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said that the decision was made on the advice of the Ministry of Health (MOH) following the increase in COVID-19 cases in Kelantan as well as in three districts in Sarawak.
However, exemptions will be given for work on the list of essential services including maintenance and critical repairs such as slope and road repairs; construction of major public infrastructure as well as building construction for projects that provide complete accommodation of workers on construction sites or Centralised Labour Quarters
The government would continue to monitor the trends of global crude oil prices and take appropriate measures to ensure the welfare and the well-being of the people.
President Datuk Dr Marimuthu Nadason: FOMCA urges that all affected businesses and workers be supported at least with a minimum wage to help them through the crises. Abandoning the workers without any support is just plain cruel.
Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the construction of the six kilometres bypass, under the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to be completed on Jan 3, 2025 and will benefit the people of Penang in terms of reducing travel time.
The trial was scheduled to continue on Monday but has to be postponed following the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) in six states from Jan 13 to 26 to curb the spread of Covid-19.
MOH advises the public to refer to the official MOH social media on Facebook (MINISTRY OF HEALTH MALAYSIA), Twitter (KKMPutrajaya) and Instagram (Ministry of Health Malaysia) to obtain authentic information.