Travel ban to prevent post-Raya surge in virus cases, says Noor Hisham

Thousands of Malaysians are reported to have hit the road for the traditional balik kampung trip for Hari Raya, which is on Sunday. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 22, 2020.

THE government is strictly against interstate travel to prevent a post-Raya surge in Covid-19 cases, said director-general of health, Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

“We want to cut the exodus of Malaysians travelling back to their hometowns,” he said today in a daily press briefing in Putrajaya.

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