In Malaysia, a full lockdown will be introduced from June 1 due to a sharp increase in the number of people infected with coronavirus infection. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Muhiddin Yassin, reports zakon.kz.
All sectors of the economy, with the exception of those that are strategically necessary, temporarily cease to function from June 1, – TASS quotes the statement of the head of government.
As the Prime Minister’s administration clarified, “the restrictions will last 14 days.”
According to the Ministry of Health of Malaysia, the number of new cases of infection with CVI on May 28 exceeded 8.2 thousand – this was a record high for all time.
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Recall that for the first time a full lockdown in Malaysia was introduced from March to May 2020.
In addition, at the beginning of 2021 – from January 22 to March 5 – social restrictions were already in force in Malaysia. Then the government managed to reduce the average daily increase in the number of infections to 3 thousand.