Pandemic worse now under emergency, says Najib

Najib Razak says the government has taken ‘half-baked’ measures that made the Covid-19 situation in the country worse, such as allowing factories and construction sites to continue operating even though these sectors contribute the highest number of Covid-19 clusters. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 24, 2021.

THE Covid-19 pandemic was better managed last year without placing the country under a state of emergency compared with this year, Najib Razak said.

The former prime minister posted on Facebook that the coronavirus outbreak was brought under control after about one-and-a-half months of the movement control order (MCO) in March last year.

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