M'sians can travel to other states from June 10 as MCO restrictions ease further

PM Muhyiddin said that the Covid-19 outbreak in Malaysia is contained.

Sulaiman Daud | June 07, 2020, 04:56 PM

Good news for Malaysians.

On June 7, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced that the Movement Control Order (MCO) restrictions will be eased further with effect from June 10.

This next stage, called a "Recovery MCO", will last until Aug. 31, according to Malaysiakini.

This will include further easing of of regulations, including those on inter-state travel and recreational activities.

The Star Online reported that the ban on inter-state travel would be lifted on June 10, as Muhyiddin stated that the Covid-19 outbreak in the country is under control.

The first round of conditional relaxation of the MCO was announced on April 23, and many businesses began re-opening on May 4.

On June 6, the Malaysian government announced that hair salons and barbers can resume business on June 10, while pasars malam (night markets) and bazaars can operate from June 15.

As of June 6, Malaysia has a total of 8,303 Covid-19 cases.

Close to 80 per cent of these cases have been discharged from hospitals.

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