Don’t rush in to lift MCO, experts urge govt

Chan Kok Leong

Food delivery riders undergoing Covid-19 tests at the Gombak Land and Mines Office in Selangor yesterday. They are clamours to reopen the economy, which is reeling from the movement-control order. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, April 23, 2020.

PUTRAJAYA should be cautious about lifting the movement-control order (MCO) despite the decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases in the past week, said experts.

They warned that Malaysia should learn from Singapore or Sweden, which backtracked after containing the first wave of infections.

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