Healthcare workers demand more time before easing MCO

The Malaysian Insight

A health worker wears a protective face shield during Covid-19 screening at Maytower in Kuala Lumpur. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 2, 2020.

MALAYSIANS need more than two days to adjust to new procedures under the conditional movement control order (MCO), said civil society groups and healthcare professionals battling Covid-19.

In a petition signed by 359 doctors, groups and former Covid-19 patients, they said Malaysia needs at least one week to properly prepare and implement new standard operating procedures (SOPs) once movement restrictions are relaxed.

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  • I fully agree. We cannot risk the second wave and need more time to prepare: another week after so many weeks will be acceptable to most. In fact, from the feedback, most people would rather delay relaxing the MCO yet. Hope the govt / PM will reconsider this please. Its too risky now to relax the MCO

    Posted 1 year ago by Mike Mok

  • it was a knee jerk reaction fr tsmy. from making decision on extending the 4th phase to this reopening. useless leader.

    Posted 1 year ago by . .

  • Bowing to pressure from the business sector to get as much of the money-making operations to start as soon as possible, against sound medical opinion, shows that this government is a very weak one. It cannot take the bull by the horns and is taking a gamble instead.

    Posted 1 year ago by Ravinder Singh

  • They gave in to the big boys hence pandora box is open, lets hope and pray all the effort taken are not wash down the drain and if the spike does comes in get those people with the mighty sword in Putrajaya to stand in for a frontliners.

    Posted 1 year ago by Teruna Kelana