A week into shutdown, MCO extension looks likely

Sheridan Mahavera

Soldiers help police man a roadblock in Kuala Lumpur to enforce the movement control order. – The Malaysian Insight by Afif Abd Halim, March 25, 2020.

MALAYSIANS are bracing for the possibility that the movement control order (MCO) will be extended beyond its March 31 deadline as the partial lockdown passes the one-week mark.

The MCO, which came into force on March 18, was to break the chain of infections of the highly contagious bug by stopping Malaysians from coming into contact with each other.

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