Today marks the lifting of the interstate, and interdistrict travel restrictions imposed by Putrajaya to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Here are some of the pertinent points from the press conference by senior minister (security cluster) Ismail Sabri Yaakob last Saturday, upon the conclusion of the Controlled Movement Control Order (CMCO) order in most states on Dec 6.The CMCO was imposed in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur on Oct 14 after the surge of COVID-19 cases, mainly attributed to the Top Glove cluster.

On Dec 6, Malaysia recorded 1,335 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 72,694. So far, 382 people have died from the disease, in the country.

The global infection and death tally from the coronavirus has surpassed 67.3 million, and 1.5 million, respectively.


Source: Channel News Asia, The Rakyat Post
Photo source: Astro Awani